This is the reference page for the XML element default-finance-type. See also the relevant overview page: Classifications


The type of finance (e.g. debt relief). The types will be defined by IATI. This the default value for all transactions in the activity report; it can be overridden by individual transactions.

For the value of the @code attribute, see



Machine readable code for the entity being described. The value should be available on a related codelist.

This value must be of type xsd:string.

This value must be on the FinanceType codelist.


ISO 2 letter code specifying the language of text in this element.

This value should be on the Language codelist.

Example Usage

Example default-finance-type declaring the FinanceType code 110 (Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation):

  <default-finance-type code="110" />

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