PMAC agrees its annual budget in June of each year. A budget is set for the workplan agreed between Industry and Government members on PMAC. This workplan is funded from the fees charged with each phytocertificate purchased by exporters (cost recovered funding). Once the budget is agreed the Phytocertificate fees for the year are set .
The budgetary year is aligned with MPIs financial year and runs from 1 July to 30 June. Progress on the PMAC budget is reported quarterly to the entire Council and is reported on annually in the PMAC Annual report released in October. The budget for 2015/16 is down loadable at the botom of this page.
Work to support plant exports within MPI receives no government funding. MPI staff working in this area are supported either by the cost recovered funds described above or from fees paid by individual sectors and organisations for assistance with market access issues.
The cost recovered budget has been set at a level that is designed to employ sufficient resources to ensure: