Financial Information

In this section you will find financial information on: the budget of the EFTA Secretariat, EFTA’s Annual Statements of Account, the EEA Budget for Participation in EU Programmes and Financial contributions towards the EEA Grants

The tables below shows EFTA's Annual Budget for 2017.

EFTA budget 2017

Budget posts (in CHF)
Trade relations with countries outside the EU 5 037 000
EEA related activities 7 970 000
EFTA/EU statistical cooperation 715 000
EFTA Council and horizontal activities 1 856 000
EU/EFTA and EFTA cooperation
2 801 000
Administration and management 3 490 000
Total 21 869 000

Contributions to the EFTA budget 2017

Share % Contributions
(in CHF)
Iceland 2.77 610 682
Liechtenstein 0.95 209 318
Norway 54.53 12 074 003
Switzerland 41.75 8 974 997
Total 100.00 21 869 000

Annual Statements of Account

Download financial reports 2015

Download financial reports 2014

Download financial reports 2013

Download financial reports 2012

Download financial reports 2011

Download financial reports 2010

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EEA Budget for Participation in EU Programmes

The EEA Agreement ensures participation by the three EEA EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) in a number of EU programmes.

According to forecasts made at the beginning of the period, the EEA EFTA commitment to the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020 amounts to approximately EUR 3.22 billion.

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Financial Contributions of the EEA EFTA States toward the EEA Grants

A total contribution of €2.8 billion from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway to 15 beneficiary countries has been agreed fort the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021. The priorities for the 2014-2021 period reflect the priorities of the EU and aim to respond to the shared challenges facing Europe
Senior Finance Officer

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Budget Officer
Internal Market Division

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EEA Introductory Seminar

This introductory seminar is intended to provide professionals, both inside and outside the European Union, with a thorough understanding of the Agreement on the European Economic Area and how it integrates Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway into the EU’s Internal Market.