BA1 Beginning Segment for Shipper's Export Declaration

To indicate the beginning of the Shipper's Export Declaration transaction set and transmit basic data

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BA101
Related Company Indication Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
-
Code indicating parties to a transaction.
BA102
Census Merchandise Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
-
Code indicating type of merchandise
BA103
Transportation Method/Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
-
Code specifying the method or type of transportation for the shipment.
BA104
Census Statistical Month Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code indicating the statistical month
BA105
Country Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
3
-
Code identifying the country.
BA105 is the country of ultimate destination.
BA106
Census Trade Identifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
-
Code indicating type of trade
BA107
Census Export License Identifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
-
Code indicating export licenses issued by Department of Commerce
BA108
Postal Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
3
11
-
Code defining international postal zone code excluding punctuation and blanks (zip code for United States).
BA109
Census Container Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code indicating containerization
BA110
Census Special Identifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code identifying intransit shipments, nonstatistical shipments, and correction records
BA111
Country Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
3
-
Code identifying the country.
BA111 is the country from which the cargo is shipped (used only for in-transit shipments).
BA112
State or Province Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code (Standard State/Province) as defined by appropriate government agency.
BA113
Authority
String (AN)
Optional
1
20
-
Name or code of authority for authorizing action or reservation.
BA114
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
-
Standard Carrier Alpha Code

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