This is the reference page for the XML element period-start. See also the relevant overview pages: Activity Dates, Budgets


The start of the budget period.


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

period-start must be before period-end



This attribute is required.

This value must be of type xsd:date.

Example Usage

Example usage of period-start of budget for an iati-activity.

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.
  <budget type="1" status="1">
   <period-start iso-date="2014-01-01" />
   <period-end iso-date="2014-12-31" />
   <value currency="EUR" value-date="2014-01-01">3000</value>

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Last updated on 2015-12-07