AAA
Goods description
[7002] Plain language description of the nature of the goods sufficient to identify them at the level required for banking, Customs, statistical or transport purposes, avoiding unnecessary detail (Generic term).
AAB
Terms of payments
[4276] Conditions of payment between the parties to a transaction (generic term).
AAC
Dangerous goods additional information
Additional information concerning dangerous goods.
AAD
Dangerous goods, technical name
Proper shipping name, supplemented as necessary with the correct technical name, by which a dangerous substance or article may be correctly identified or which is sufficiently informative to permit identification by reference to generally available literature.
AAE
Acknowledgement description
The content of an acknowledgement.
AAF
Rate additional information
Specific details applying to rates.
AAG
Party instructions
Indicates that the segment contains instructions to be passed on to the identified party.
AAH
Customs information
[4034] Information entered by Customs on the CIM.
AAI
General information
Self explanatory.
AAJ
Additional conditions of sale/purchase
Additional conditions specific to this order or project.
AAK
Price conditions
Information on the price conditions that are expected or given.
AAL
Goods dimensions in characters
Expression of a number in characters as length of ten meters.
AAM
Equipment re-usage restrictions
Technical or commercial reasons why a piece of equipment may not be re-used after the current transport terminates.
AAN
Handling restriction
Restrictions in handling depending on the technical characteristics of the piece of equipment or on the nature of the goods.
AAO
Error description (free text)
Error described by a free text.
AAP
Response (free text)
Free text of the response to a communication.
AAQ
Package content's description
Self explanatory.
AAR
Terms of delivery
(4053) Free text of the non Incoterms terms of delivery. For Incoterms, use: 4053.
AAS
Bill of lading remarks
Self explanatory.
AAT
Mode of settlement information
Free text information on an IATA Air Waybill to indicate means by which account is to be settled.
AAU
Consignment invoice information
Self explanatory.
AAV
Clearance invoice information
Self explanatory.
AAW
Letter of credit information
Self explanatory.
AAX
License information
Self explanatory.
AAY
Certification statements
Self explanatory.
AAZ
Additional export information
Self explanatory.
ABA
Tariff statements
Self explanatory.
ABC
Conditions of sale or purchase
Additional information regarding terms and conditions which apply to the transaction.
ABD
Nature of transaction
An indication for customs of the type of contract under which goods are supplied.
ABE
Additional terms and/or conditions (documentary credit)
Additional terms and/or conditions to the documentary credit.
ABF
Instructions or information about standby documentary credit
Instruction or information about a standby documentary credit.
ABG
Instructions or information about partial shipment(s)
Instructions or information about partial shipment(s).
ABH
Instructions or information about transhipment(s)
Instructions or information about transhipment(s).
ABI
Additional handling instructions documentary credit
Additional handling instructions for a documentary credit.
ABJ
Domestic routing information
Self explanatory.
ABK
Chargeable category of equipment
Equipment types are coded by category for financial purposes.
ABL
Government information
Self explanatory.
ABM
Onward routing information
Self explanatory.
ABN
Accounting information
Self explanatory.
ABO
Discrepancy information
Free text or coded information to indicate a specific discrepancy.
ABP
Confirmation instructions
Documentary credit confirmation instructions.
ABQ
Method of issuance
Method of issuance of documentary credit.
ABR
Documents delivery instructions
Delivery instructions for documents required under a documentary credit.
ABS
Additional conditions
Additional conditions to the issuance of a documentary credit.
ABT
Information/instructions about additional amounts covered
Additional amounts information/instruction.
ABU
Deferred payment termed additional
Additional terms concerning deferred payment.
ABV
Acceptance terms additional
Additional terms concerning acceptance.
ABW
Negotiation terms additional
Additional terms concerning negotiation.
ABX
Document name and documentary requirements
Document name and documentary requirements.
ABY
Regulatory information
The free text contains information for regulatory authority.
ABZ
Instructions/information about revolving documentary credit
Instructions/information about a revolving documentary credit.
ACA
Documentary requirements
Specification of the documentary requirements.
ACB
Additional information
Self explanatory.
ACC
Factor assignment clause
Assignment based on an agreement between seller and factor.
ACD
Reason
Reason for a request or response.
ACE
Dispute
A notice, usually from buyer to seller, that something was found wrong with goods delivered or the services rendered, or with the related invoice.
ACF
Additional attribute information
The text refers to information about an additional attribute not otherwise specified.
ACG
Absence declaration
A declaration on the reason of the absence.
ACH
Aggregation statement
A statement on the way a specific variable or set of variables has been aggregated.
ACI
Compilation statement
A statement on the compilation status of an array or other set of figures or calculations.
ACJ
Definitional exception
An exception to the agreed definition of a term, concept, formula or other object.
ACK
Privacy statement
A statement on the privacy or confidential nature of an object.
ACL
Quality statement
A statement on the quality of an object.
ACM
Statistical description
The description of a statistical object such as a value list, concept, or structure definition.
ACN
Statistical definition
The definition of a statistical object such as a value list, concept, or structure definition.
ACO
Statistical name
The name of a statistical object such as a value list, concept or structure definition.
ACP
Statistical title
The title of a statistical object such as a value list, concept, or structure definition.
ACQ
Off-dimension information
Information relating to differences between the actual transport dimensions and the normally applicable dimensions.
ACR
Unexpected stops information
Information relating to unexpected stops during a conveyance.
ACS
Principles
Text subject is principles section of the UN/EDIFACT rules for presentation of standardized message and directories documentation.
ACT
Terms and definition
Text subject is terms and definition section of the UN/EDIFACT rules for presentation of standardized message and directories documentation.
ACU
Segment name
Text subject is segment name.
ACV
Simple data element name
Text subject is name of simple data element.
ACW
Scope
Text subject is scope section of the UN/EDIFACT rules for presentation of standardized message and directories documentation.
ACX
Message type name
Text subject is name of message type.
ACY
Introduction
Text subject is introduction section of the UN/EDIFACT rules for presentation of standardized message and directories documentation.
ACZ
Glossary
Text subject is glossary section of the UN/EDIFACT rules for presentation of standardized message and directories documentation.
ADA
Functional definition
Text subject is functional definition section of the UN/EDIFACT rules for presentation of standardized message and directories documentation.
ADB
Examples
Text subject is examples as given in the example(s) section of the UN/EDIFACT rules for presentation of standardized message and directories documentation.
ADC
Cover page
Text subject is cover page of the UN/EDIFACT rules for presentation of standardized message and directories documentation.
ADD
Dependency (syntax) notes
Denotes that the associated text is a dependency (syntax) note.
ADE
Code value name
Text subject is name of code value.
ADF
Code list name
Text subject is name of code list.
ADG
Clarification of usage
Text subject is an explanation of the intended usage of a segment or segment group.
ADH
Composite data element name
Text subject is name of composite data element.
ADI
Field of application
Text subject is field of application of the UN/EDIFACT rules for presentation of standardized message and directories documentation.
ADJ
Type of assets and liabilities
Information describing the type of assets and liabilities.
ADK
Promotion information
The text contains information about a promotion.
ADL
Meter condition
Description of the condition of a meter.
ADM
Meter reading information
Information related to a particular reading of a meter.
ADN
Type of transaction reason
Information describing the type of the reason of transaction.
ADO
Type of survey question
Type of survey question.
ADP
Carrier's agent counter information
Information for use at the counter of the carrier's agent.
ADQ
Description of work item on equipment
Description or code for the operation to be executed on the equipment.
ADR
Message definition
Text subject is message definition.
ADS
Booked item information
Information pertaining to a booked item.
ADT
Source of document
Text subject is source of document.
ADU
Note
Text subject is note.
ADV
Fixed part of segment clarification text
Text subject is fixed part of segment clarification text.
ADW
Characteristics of goods
Description of the characteristics of goods in addition to the description of the goods [7002].
ADX
Additional discharge instructions
Special discharge instructions concerning the goods.
ADY
Container stripping instructions
Instructions regarding the stripping of container(s).
ADZ
CSC (Container Safety Convention) plate information
Information on the CSC (Container Safety Convention) plate that is attached to the container.
AEA
Cargo remarks
Additional remarks concerning the cargo.
AEB
Temperature control instructions
Instruction regarding the temperature control of the cargo.
AEC
Text refers to expected data
Remarks refer to data that was expected.
AED
Text refers to received data
Remarks refer to data that was received.
AEE
Section clarification text
Text subject is section clarification text.
AEF
Information to the beneficiary
Information given to the beneficiary.
AEG
Information to the applicant
Information given to the applicant.
AEH
Instructions to the beneficiary
Instructions made to the beneficiary.
AEI
Instructions to the applicant
Instructions given to the applicant.
AEJ
Controlled atmosphere
Information about the controlled atmosphere.
AEK
Take off annotation
Additional information in plain text to support a take off annotation. Taking off is the process of assessing the quantity work from extracting the measurement from construction documentation.
AEL
Price variation narrative
Additional information in plain language to support a price variation.
AEM
Documentary credit amendment instructions
Documentary credit amendment instructions.
AEN
Standard method narrative
Additional information in plain language to support a standard method.
AEO
Project narrative
Additional information in plain language to support the project.
AEP
Radioactive goods, additional information
Additional information related to radioactive goods.
AEQ
Bank-to-bank information
Information given from one bank to another.
AER
Reimbursement instructions
Instructions given for reimbursement purposes.
AES
Reason for amending a message
Identification of the reason for amending a message.
AET
Instructions to the paying and/or accepting and/or negotiating bank
Instructions to the paying and/or accepting and/or negotiating bank.
AEU
Interest instructions
Instructions given about the interest.
AEV
Agent commission
Instructions about agent commission.
AEW
Remitting bank instructions
Instructions to the remitting bank.
AEX
Instructions to the collecting bank
Instructions to the bank, other than the remitting bank, involved in processing the collection.
AEY
Collection amount instructions
Instructions about the collection amount.
AEZ
Internal auditing information
Text relating to internal auditing information.
AFA
Constraint
Denotes that the associated text is a constraint.
AFB
Comment
Denotes that the associated text is a comment.
AFC
Semantic note
Denotes that the associated text is a semantic note.
AFD
Help text
Denotes that the associated text is an item of help text.
AFE
Legend
Denotes that the associated text is a legend.
AFF
Batch code structure
A description of the structure of a batch code.
AFG
Product application
A general description of the application of a product.
AFH
Customer complaint
Complaint of customer.
AFI
Probable cause of fault
The probable cause of fault.
AFJ
Defect description
Description of the defect.
AFK
Repair description
The description of the work performed during the repair.
AFL
Review comments
Comments relevant to a review.
AFM
Title
Denotes that the associated text is a title.
AFN
Description of amount
An amount description in clear text.
AFO
Responsibilities
Information describing the responsibilities.
AFP
Supplier
Information concerning suppliers.
AFQ
Purchase region
Information concerning the region(s) where purchases are made.
AFR
Affiliation
Information concerning an association of one party with another party(ies).
AFS
Borrower
Information concerning the borrower.
AFT
Line of business
Information concerning an entity's line of business.
AFU
Financial institution
Description of financial institution(s) used by an entity.
AFV
Business founder
Information about the business founder.
AFW
Business history
Description of the business history.
AFX
Banking arrangements
Information concerning the general banking arrangements.
AFY
Business origin
Description of the business origin.
AFZ
Brand names' description
Description of the entity's brands.
AGA
Business financing details
Details about the financing of the business.
AGB
Competition
Information concerning an entity's competition.
AGC
Construction process details
Details about the construction process.
AGD
Construction specialty
Information concerning the line of business of a construction entity.
AGE
Contract information
Details about contract(s).
AGF
Corporate filing
Details about a corporate filing.
AGG
Customer information
Description of customers.
AGH
Copyright notice
Information concerning the copyright notice.
AGI
Contingent debt
Details about the contingent debt.
AGJ
Conviction details
Details about the law or penal codes that resulted in conviction.
AGK
Equipment
Description of equipment.
AGL
Workforce description
Comments about the workforce.
AGM
Exemption
Description about exemptions.
AGN
Future plans
Information on future plans.
AGO
Interviewee conversation information
Information concerning the interviewee conversation.
AGP
Intangible asset
Description of intangible asset(s).
AGQ
Inventory
Description of the inventory.
AGR
Investment
Description of the investments.
AGS
Intercompany relations information
Description of the intercompany relations.
AGT
Joint venture
Description of the joint venture.
AGU
Loan
Description of a loan.
AGV
Long term debt
Description of the long term debt.
AGW
Location
Description of a location.
AGX
Current legal structure
Details on the current legal structure.
AGY
Marital contract
Details on a marital contract.
AGZ
Marketing activities
Information concerning marketing activities.
AHA
Merger
Description of a merger.
AHB
Marketable securities
Description of the marketable securities.
AHC
Business debt
Description of the business debt(s).
AHD
Original legal structure
Information concerning the original legal structure.
AHE
Employee sharing arrangements
Information describing how a company uses employees from another company.
AHF
Organization details
Description about the organization of a company.
AHG
Public record details
Information concerning public records.
AHH
Price range
Information concerning the price range of products made or sold.
AHI
Qualifications
Information on the accomplishments fitting a party for a position.
AHJ
Registered activity
Information concerning the registered activity.
AHK
Criminal sentence
Description of the sentence imposed in a criminal proceeding.
AHL
Sales method
Description of the selling means.
AHM
Educational institution information
Free form description relating to the school(s) attended.
AHN
Status details
Describes the status details.
AHO
Sales
Description of the sales.
AHP
Spouse information
Information about the spouse.
AHQ
Educational degree information
Details about the educational degree received from a school.
AHR
Shareholding information
General description of shareholding.
AHS
Sales territory
Information on the sales territory.
AHT
Accountant's comments
Comments made by an accountant regarding a financial statement.
AHU
Exemption law location
Description of the exemption provided to a location by a law.
AHV
Share classifications
Information about the classes or categories of shares.
AHW
Forecast
Description of a prediction.
AHX
Event location
Description of the location of an event.
AHY
Facility occupancy
Information related to occupancy of a facility.
AHZ
Import and export details
Specific information provided about the importation and exportation of goods.
AIA
Additional facility information
Additional information about a facility.
AIB
Inventory value
Description of the value of inventory.
AIC
Education
Description of the education of a person.
AID
Event
Description of a thing that happens or takes place.
AIE
Agent
Information about agents the entity uses.
ALC
Allowance/charge information
Information referring to allowance/charge.
ALL
All documents
The note implies to all documents.
ARR
Arrival conditions
Conditions under which arrival takes place.
AUT
Authentication
Name, code, password etc. given for authentication purposes.
BLC
Bill of lading clause
Clause on the bill of lading regarding the cargo being shipped.
BLR
Transport document remarks
Remarks concerning the complete consignment to be printed on the bill of lading.
CCI
Customs clearance instructions
Any coded or clear instruction agreed by customer and carrier regarding the declaration of the goods.
CEX
Customs clearance instructions export
Any coded or clear instruction agreed by customer and carrier regarding the export declaration of the goods.
CHG
Change information
Note contains change information.
CIP
Customs clearance instruction import
Any coded or clear instruction agreed by customer and carrier regarding the import declaration of the goods.
CLP
Clearance place requested
Name of the place where Customs clearance is asked to be executed as requested by the consignee/consignor.
CLR
Loading remarks
Instructions concerning the loading of the container.
COI
Order information
Additional information related to an order.
CUR
Customer remarks
Remarks from or for a supplier of goods or services.
CUS
Customs declaration information
Note contains customs declaration information.
DAR
Damage remarks
Remarks concerning damage on the cargo.
DCL
Declaration
[4020] Text of a declaration made by the issuer of the document (CIM 12).
DEL
Delivery information
Information about delivery.
DIN
Delivery instructions
Instructions regarding the delivery of the cargo.
DOC
Documentation instructions
Self explanatory.
DUT
Duty declaration
Self explanatory.
EUR
Effective used routing
Physical route effectively used for the movement of the means of transport.
FBC
First block to be printed on the transport contract
Self explanatory.
GBL
Government bill of lading information
Free text information on a transport document to indicate payment information by Government Bill of Lading.
GEN
Entire transaction set
Note is general in nature, applies to entire transaction segment.
GS7
Further information concerning GGVS par. 7
Special permission for road transport of certain goods in the German dangerous goods regulation for road transport.
HAN
Handling instructions
[4078] Instructions on how specified goods, packages or containers should be handled.
HAZ
Hazard information
Self explanatory.
ICN
Information for consignee
[4070] Any remark given for the information of the consignee (CIM 21).
IIN
Insurance instructions
Instructions regarding the cargo insurance.
IMI
Invoice mailing instructions
Instructions as to which freight and charges components have to be mailed to whom.
IND
Commercial invoice item description
Free text describing goods on a commercial invoice line.
INS
Insurance information
Specific note contains insurance information.
INV
Invoice instruction
Note contains invoice instructions.
IRP
Information for railway purpose
[4090] Date entered by railway stations when required, e.g. specified trains, additional sheets for freight calculations, special measures, etc. (CIM 8).
ITR
Inland transport details
Information concerning the pre-carriage to the port of discharge if by other means than a vessel.
ITS
Testing instructions
Instructions regarding the testing that is required to be carried out on the items in the transaction.
LIN
Line item
Note contains line item information.
LOI
Loading instruction
Instructions where specified packages or containers are to be loaded on a means of transport.
MCO
Miscellaneous charge order
Free text accounting information on an IATA Air Waybill to indicate payment information by Miscellaneous charge order.
MKS
Additional marks/numbers information
Self explanatory.
ORI
Order instruction
Free text contains order instructions.
OSI
Other service information
General information created by the sender of general or specific value.
PAC
Packing/marking information
Information regarding the packaging and/or marking of goods.
PAI
Payment instructions information
The free text contains payment instructions information relevant to the message.
PAY
Payables information
Note contains payables information.
PKG
Packaging information
Note contains packaging information.
PKT
Packaging terms information
Self explanatory.
PMD
Payment detail/remittance information
The free text contains payment details.
PMT
Payment information
Note contains payments information.
PRD
Product information
Self explanatory.
PRF
Price calculation formula
Additional information regarding the price formula used for calculating the item price.
PRI
Priority information
Note contains priority information.
PUR
Purchasing information
Note contains purchasing information.
QIN
Quarantine instructions
Instructions regarding quarantine, i.e. the period during which an arriving vessel, including its equipment, cargo, crew or passengers, suspected to carry or carrying a contagious disease is detained in strict isolation to prevent the spread of such a disease.
QQD
Quality demands/requirements
Specification of the quality/performance expectations or standards to which the items must conform.
QUT
Quotation instruction/information
Note contains quotation information.
RAH
Risk and handling information
Information concerning risks induced by the goods and/or handling instruction.
REG
Regulatory information
The free text contains information for regulatory authority.
RET
Return to origin information
Free text information on an IATA Air Waybill to indicate consignment returned because of non delivery.
REV
Receivables
Description to be provided.
RQR
Requested routes/routing instructions
[3074] Names of places via which the consignor requests a consignment to be routed.
RQT
Tariffs and route requested
[4120] Stipulation of the tariffs to be applied showing, where applicable, special-agreement numbers or references; indication of routes by frontier points or by frontier stations and, when necessary, by transit stations between.
SAF
Safety information
Self explanatory.
SIC
Sender's instruction to carrier
[4284] Instructions given and declarations made by the sender to the carrier concerning Customs, insurance, and other formalities.
SIN
Special instructions
Special instructions like licence no, high value, handle with care, glass.
SLR
Ship line requested
Shipping line requested to be used for traffic between European continent and U.K. for Ireland.
SPA
Special permission for transport, generally
Statement that a special permission has been obtained for the transport (and/or routing) in general, and reference to such permission.
SPG
Special permission concerning the goods to be transported
Statement that a special permission has been obtained for the transport (and/or routing) of the goods specified, and reference to such permission.
SPH
Special handling
Note contains special handling information.
SPP
Special permission concerning package
Statement that a special permission has been obtained for the packaging, and reference to such permission.
SPT
Special permission concerning transport means
Statement that a special permission has been obtained for the use of the means transport, and reference to such permission.
SRN
Subsidiary risk number (IATA/DGR)
Number(s) of subsidiary risks, induced by the goods, according to the valid classification.
SSR
Special service request
Request for a special service concerning the transport of the goods.
SUR
Supplier remarks
Remarks from or for a supplier of goods or services.
TCA
Tariff and class applied
[5430] Specification of tariff applied (CIM 55).
TDT
Transport details remarks
Additional information related to transport details.
TRA
Transportation information
General information regarding the transport of the cargo.
TRR
Requested tariff
Stipulation of the tariffs to be applied showing, where applicable, special agreement numbers or references.
TXD
Tax declaration
Description to be provided.
WHI
Warehouse instruction/information
Note contains warehouse information.
ZZZ
Mutually defined
Note contains information mutually defined by trading partners.