1      Definition

The number of Currency units in a Value.

2      Functional Requirements

Amount is expressed as a real number.

3      Syntax


4      Semantics

Label Size Description
Header N1 Bytes Amount Header
– Standard 9 Bytes The characters “MMM-AMT-V”
– Version N2 Byte Major version – 1 or 2 characters
– Dot-separator 1 Byte The character “.”
– Subversion N3 Byte Minor version – 1 or 2 characters
M-InstanceID N4 Bytes Identifier of M-Instance.
AmountData N5 Bytes The Data associated with an Amount .
– Amount N6 Bytes The number of Bytes representing the Amount.
– Currency 3 Bytes The 3-character code of the Currency
DescrMetadata N7 Bytes Descriptive Metadata

5      Data Formats

No new Data Formats required.

6      To Respondents

MPAI requests comments on Functional Requirements of the Amount.