This is the reference page for the XML element fss.


This section allows entry of data required for the OECD DAC Forward Spending Survey at an activity level.


This element must occur no more than once (within each parent element).



The exact date when the information was collected or extracted from donors’ aid management systems.

This attribute is required.

This value must be of type xsd:date.


True if the partner country is a priority partner country.

This value must be of type xsd:boolean.


If there are plans to phase out operations from the partner country, this column shows the projected year of last disbursements.

This value must be of type xsd:decimal.

Example Usage

Example of fss of an iati-activity.

An example date is declared in the @extraction-date attribute.
This example date format conform to the xsd:date standard - for most cases YYYY-MM-DD is sufficient.
This example declares the attribute @phaseout-year as 2016.
A @priority boolean 1 declares that this is a partner country priority.
  <fss extraction-date="2014-05-06" priority="1" phaseout-year="2016">
   <forecast year="2014" value-date="2013-07-03" currency="GBP">10000</forecast>



New in 1.03
Added the optional fss element and its child elements

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