This is the reference page for the XML element value. See also the relevant overview page: Budgets


The budget sub-total. The definition of the sub-division is determined by iati-organisation/recipient-country-budget/budget-line/narrative


This element must occur once and only once (within each parent element).



A three letter ISO 4217 code for the original currency of the amount. This is required for all currency amounts unless the iati-organisation/@default-currency attribute is specified.

This value must be of type xsd:string.


The date to be used for determining the exchange rate for currency conversions.

This attribute is required.

This value must be of type xsd:date.

The budget-line/value/@value-date must be between the period-start/@iso-date and period-end/@iso-date dates.

Example Usage

Example usage of value in context of budget-line element.

An example date is declared in the @value-date attribute.
This example date format conform to the xsd:date standard - for most cases YYYY-MM-DD is sufficient.
This example declares a Currency code USD, using the @currency attribute.
Note: A Currency code should only be declared if different to @default-currency in the iati-organisation element.
  <recipient-country-budget status="2">
   <recipient-country code="AF" />
   <period-start iso-date="2014-01-01" />
   <period-end iso-date="2014-12-31" />
   <value currency="USD" value-date="2014-01-01">25000000</value>
   <budget-line ref="1234">
    <value currency="USD" value-date="2014-01-01">2000000</value>
    <narrative>Budget Line</narrative>



The budget-line element was introduced in 2.01.

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