GA Canadian Grain Information

To transmit the transportation and distribution requirements of grain at Canadian ports.

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
GA01
Commodity Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code identifying the commodity coding system used for Commodity Code.
GA02
Commodity Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
16
-
Code describing a commodity or group of commodities.
GA02 will contain the Canadian Wheat Board grain code for terminal elevator accounting.
GA03
Weight Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
-
Code defining the type of weight.
GA03 will be used to identify light weight (code J) or clean out weight (code K) if required for rating purposes.
GA04
Reference Number Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code qualifying the Reference Number.
GA05
Reference Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
-
Reference number or identification number as defined for a particular Transaction Set, or as specified by the Reference Number Qualifier.
GA05 is used for Grain Block Number.
GA06
Week
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
2
-
Week expressed as an integer between 1 and 52, inclusive.
GA06 is used for Loading Week.
GA07
Unload Terminal
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
-
Code specifying the unloading terminal at grain exporting terminals.
GA08
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD).
GA08 is used for the unload date.
GA09
Incentive Grain Rate Indicator
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code indicating if a grain shipment is entitled to a reduced rate.

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