1      Definition

The unit of measure of an Amount in a Value.

2      Functional Requirements

Amount is expressed as a 3 characters. The characters of  ISO 4217 may be supplemented with other characters.

3      Syntax


4      Semantics

Label Size Description
Header N1 Bytes Currency Header
– Standard 9 Bytes The characters “MMM-CUR-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.
Currency N5 Bytes The 3 characters representing a Currency.
DescrMetadata N6 Bytes Descriptive Metadata

5      Data Formats

No new Data Formats required.

6      To Respondents

MPAI requests comments on Functional Requirements of the Amount.