United Nations Directories
for Electronic Data Interchange for
Administration, Commerce and Transport


Message Type : CONQVA Version : D Release : 05B Contr. Agency: UN Revision : 2 Date : 2006-01-17 SOURCE: TBG6 Architecture, Engineering and Construction CONTENTS Quantity valuation 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 4.1.1 Header section 4.1.2 Detail section 4.1.3 Summary section 4.2 Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag) 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 Quantity valuation message (CONQVA) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport. 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition Typically, this message will be used for a contractor to submit progress details to a client or his representative. The message will be used also for subsets of the project where work has been contracted out to other parties. In these cases the exchange would be between the subcontractor and the party that subcontracted the work. 1.2 Field of application The Quantity valuation 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. The following descriptions refer to the construction industry as an example, but do not exclude other business sectors' implementation. 1.3 Principles This message is to be used to support the business of exchanging progress information for groups of work items which make up a construction project. There are several examples within t