This is the reference page for the XML element period-start.


The start of the budget period.


This element must occur once and only once (within each parent element).



This attribute is required.

This value must be of type xsd:date.

period-start/@iso-date must be before or the same as period-end/@iso-date

The time between period-start/@iso-date and period-end/@iso-date must not be over a year

Example Usage

Example period-start of recipient-country-budget for an iati-organisation.

An example date is declared in the @iso-date attribute.
This example date format conform to the xsd:date standard - for most cases YYYY-MM-DD is sufficient.
  <recipient-country-budget status="2">
   <recipient-country code="AF" />
   <period-start iso-date="2014-01-01" />
   <period-end iso-date="2014-12-31" />
   <value currency="USD" value-date="2014-01-01">25000000</value>
   <budget-line ref="1234">
    <value currency="USD" value-date="2014-01-01">2000000</value>
    <narrative>Budget Line</narrative>

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