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Message Type : CREADV Version : D Release : 00A Contr. Agency: UN Revision : 2 Date : 2000-01-27 SOURCE: Joint development by PAEB and WEEB MD4 CONTENTS Credit advice message 0. INTRODUCTION 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition 1.2 Field of application 1.3 Principles 2. REFERENCES 3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 3.1 Standard terms and definitions 4. MESSAGE DEFINITION 4.1 Segment clarification 4.2 Segment index (alphabetical sequence) 4.3 Message structure 4.3.1 Segment table ---------------------------------------------------------------------- For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.3, UN/ECE UNSM General Introduction ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 0. INTRODUCTION This specification provides the definition of the Credit advice message (CREADV) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport. 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition A Credit Advice is sent by the Account Servicing Financial Institution to the Account Owner to inform the Account Owner that its account has been or will be credited for a specified amount on the date indicated, in settlement of the referenced business transaction(s). 1.2 Field of application The Credit advice message may be used for both national and international applications. It is based on universal practice related to administration, commerce and transport, and is not dependent on the type of business or industry. 1.3 Principles A Credit Advice may cover the financial settlement of one or more commercial trade transactions, such as invoices, credit notes, debit notes, etc. It is not intended for use in securities trading. 2. REFERENCES See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1. 3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 3.1 Standard terms and definitions See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2. 4. MESSAGE DEFINITION 4.1 Segment clarification This section should be read in conjunction with the segment table which indicates mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements. 0010 UNH, Message header A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Credit advice message is CREADV. Note: Credit advice messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 CREADV 0052 D 0054 00A 0051 UN 0020 BGM, Beginning of message A segment for unique identification of the Credit Advice, the type of Credit Advice and its function. 0030 BUS, Business function A segment identifying certain characteristics of the Credit Advice, such as its business function. In so doing, it provides information about the message that may be used to route the message within an institution, for tariffing, or for the provision of some statistical information. 0040 DTM, Date/time/period A segment specifying the date and, when required, the time at which the message has been created as well as other dates and times relevant to the financial transaction. 0050 Segment group 1: RFF-DTM A group of segments identifying a previously sent message. 0060 RFF, Reference A segment specifying the reference of the previously-sent message. 0070 DTM, Date/time/period A segment identifying the creation date/time of the referenced message. 0080 Segment group 2: MOA-CUX-DTM-RFF A group of segments identifying the monetary amount and, if necessary, the currencies and exchange rate and date for that payment. 0090 MOA, Monetary amount A segment giving the amount value of the credit. 0100 CUX, Currencies A segment identifying the source currency and the target currency of the transaction when they are different. The rate of exchange is solely used when previously agreed between the Ordering Customer and the Ordered Bank. 0110 DTM, Date/time/period A segment identifying the effective date and/or time the rate of exchange was fixed. The other occurrence identifies the reference date. 0120 RFF, Reference A segment identifying other transactions to which funds associated with the Credit Advice are related, such as a separate foreign exchange deal. 0130 FTX, Free text A segment giving information in coded or clear form, to provide supplementary information relating to the Credit Advice. 0140 Segment group 3: FII-CTA-COM A group of segments providing information about the financial institutions and accounts of each party to the Credit Advice, together with details of any parties contacted or to be contacted in relation with the transaction, and any required action by parties to the transaction. 0150 FII, Financial institution information A segment identifying the financial institution (e.g., bank) and relevant account number and currency for the Payor, Payee and other parties to the transaction. 0160 CTA, Contact information A segment identifying a person or a department for the financial institution specified in the FII segment and to whom communication should be directed. 0170 COM, Communication contact A segment providing a communication number for the party identified in the FII segment and optionally for the contact identified in the associated CTA segment. 0180 Segment group 4: NAD-CTA-COM A group of segments identifying the name and address of the non-financial institutions involved in the transaction and their contacts. 0190 NAD, Name and address A segment identifying the name and address of the non- financial parties associated with the Credit Advice and their functions. Identification of the Payor and Payee parties is mandatory for the Credit Advice message and should be given in this segment. 0200 CTA, Contact information A segment identifying a person or a department for the party specified in the NAD segment and to whom communication should be directed. 0210 COM, Communication contact A segment providing a communication number for the party identified in the NAD segment and optionally for the contact identified in the associated CTA segment. 0220 Segment group 5: INP-FTX-DTM A group of segments containing instructions relating to parties identified in the NAD and FII segments. It specifies action taken or to be taken by the identified parties, and the date (and optionally time) by which such action was taken or needs to be taken. 0230 INP, Parties and instruction A segment identifying the party originating the instruction, the parties contacted or to be contacted at or by the associated financial institution on matters concerning the execution of the payment. It specifies where appropriate the instruction in coded form. 0240 FTX, Free text A segment providing free text instruction relating to the associated INP segment. 0250 DTM, Date/time/period A segment specifying the earliest and the latest dates and times by which the instruction specified in the INP and/or FTX segments needs to be carried out. 0260 Segment group 6: GIS-MOA-LOC-NAD-RCS-FTX A group of segments providing information for subsequent use by regulatory authorities requiring statistical and other types of data. It also identifies the regulatory authority for which the information is intended followed by the information itself. 0270 X GIS, General indicator A segment identifying what processing should be completed by regulatory authorities. 0280 MOA, Monetary amount A segment giving the amount and the currency of each transaction to be reported. 0290 LOC, Place/location identification A segment giving the different origins/destinations (places) of goods/investment/services. 0300 NAD, Name and address A segment identifying the recipient of the associated informative text. 0310 RCS, Requirements and conditions A segment giving the nature (e.g. goods, transport services) and direction of each transaction to be recorded in coded form. 0320 FTX, Free text A segment giving information, in coded or clear form, to provide information relevant to regulatory authorities requirements. 0330 Segment group 7: FCA-MOA-SG8 A group of segments providing full details of all charges, or allowances, and associated taxes, that apply to a particular transaction, together with information as to who bears the charges, and to which account they have been directed. A total value of all charges plus allowances may be given for every account to which charges may be directed. Where charges are subject to taxation this may also be specified. 0340 FCA, Financial charges allocation A segment specifying the method for allocation of charges and allowances and identifying an account to which such charges or allowances were directed where it is different from the principal account. 0350 MOA, Monetary amount A segment giving the total value of charges and/or allowances and associated taxes, that relate to an account for charges/allowances. This segment also identifies the basis amount from which charges are calculated, if different from the overall amount of the original order. 0360 Segment group 8: ALC-PCD-MOA-CUX-DTM-SG9 A group of segments providing a detail breakdown of all charges (or allowances) and associated charges (or allowances). 0370 ALC, Allowance or charge A segment providing full details of each charge or allowance for which the Payee is liable. Included are full details of the method of calculating the charge. 0380 PCD, Percentage details A segment specifying the percentage used for calculating the charges (or allowances). 0390 MOA, Monetary amount A segment identifying the amount of charges (or allowances) and/or specifying the basis amount from which charges (or allowances) may be calculated if different from the FCA segment. 0400 CUX, Currencies A segment used to specify rates related to the charges and allowances. 0410 DTM, Date/time/period A segment identifying the effective date and/or time the rate of exchange was fixed. 0420 Segment group 9: TAX-MOA-CUX-DTM A group of segments describing any taxes associated with the charges and their amount. 0430 TAX, Duty/tax/fee details A segment identifying any taxes related to a specific charge. 0440 MOA, Monetary amount A segment specifying the total amount of the tax and the basis of calculation. 0450 CUX, Currencies A segment specifying exchange rates. 0460 DTM, Date/time/period A segment identifying the effective date and/or time the rate of exchange was fixed. 0470 Segment group 10: DOC-DTM A group of segments providing brief structured cross references to transactions to which the credit advice relates. 0480 DOC, Document/message details A segment identifying the document relating to the credit advice. 0490 DTM, Date/time/period A segment identifying the date of issue of the document described in the preceding DOC segment. 0500 Segment group 11: AUT-DTM A group of segments specifying the details of authentication. 0510 AUT, Authentication result A segment specifying the details of any authentication (validation) procedure applied to the Credit Advice message. 0520 DTM, Date/time/period A segment identifying the date and where necessary, the time of validation. 0530 UNT, Message trailer A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message. 4.2 Segment index (alphabetical sequence) ALC Allowance or charge AUT Authentication result BGM Beginning of message BUS Business function COM Communication contact CTA Contact information CUX Currencies DOC Document/message details DTM Date/time/period FCA Financial charges allocation FII Financial institution information FTX Free text X GIS General indicator INP Parties and instruction LOC Place/location identification MOA Monetary amount NAD Name and address PCD Percentage details RCS Requirements and conditions RFF Reference TAX Duty/tax/fee details UNH Message header UNT Message trailer

4.3 Message structure 4.3.1 Segment table Pos Tag Name S R 0010 UNH Message header M 1 0020 BGM Beginning of message M 1 0030 BUS Business function C 1 0040 DTM Date/time/period M 4 0050 ----- Segment group 1 ------------------ C 5-----------+ 0060 RFF Reference M 1 | 0070 DTM Date/time/period C 1-----------+ 0080 ----- Segment group 2 ------------------ M 4-----------+ 0090 MOA Monetary amount M 1 | 0100 CUX Currencies C 1 | 0110 DTM Date/time/period C 2 | 0120 RFF Reference C 1-----------+ 0130 FTX Free text C 5 0140 ----- Segment group 3 ------------------ C 4-----------+ 0150 FII Financial institution information M 1 | 0160 CTA Contact information C 1 | 0170 COM Communication contact C 5-----------+ 0180 ----- Segment group 4 ------------------ C 6-----------+ 0190 NAD Name and address M 1 | 0200 CTA Contact information C 1 | 0210 COM Communication contact C 5-----------+ 0220 ----- Segment group 5 ------------------ C 4-----------+ 0230 INP Parties and instruction M 1 | 0240 FTX Free text C 1 | 0250 DTM Date/time/period C 3-----------+ 0260 ----- Segment group 6 ------------------ C 10----------+ 0270 X GIS General indicator M 1 | 0280 MOA Monetary amount C 1 | 0290 LOC Place/location identification C 2 | 0300 NAD Name and address C 1 | 0310 RCS Requirements and conditions C 1 | 0320 FTX Free text C 10----------+ 0330 ----- Segment group 7 ------------------ C 5-----------+ 0340 FCA Financial charges allocation M 1 | 0350 MOA Monetary amount C 2 | | 0360 ----- Segment group 8 ------------------ C 20---------+| 0370 ALC Allowance or charge M 1 || 0380 PCD Percentage details C 1 || 0390 MOA Monetary amount C 2 || 0400 CUX Currencies C 1 || 0410 DTM Date/time/period C 2 || || 0420 ----- Segment group 9 ------------------ C 5---------+|| 0430 TAX Duty/tax/fee details M 1 ||| 0440 MOA Monetary amount C 2 ||| 0450 CUX Currencies C 1 ||| 0460 DTM Date/time/period C 1---------+++ 0470 ----- Segment group 10 ------------------ C 10----------+ 0480 DOC Document/message details M 1 | 0490 DTM Date/time/period C 1-----------+ 0500 ----- Segment group 11 ------------------ C 5-----------+ 0510 AUT Authentication result M 1 | 0520 DTM Date/time/period C 1-----------+ 0530 UNT Message trailer M 1

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