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Organizations/User Groups

Data Interchange Standards Association — the secretariat for ASC X12. Current information on standards activities.

Dallas/Fort Worth EC Forum — Information on the local EC/EDI user group. Has meeting schedule and topics, officer and committee contacts, membership information, and more.

On-Line Standards

UN/EDIFACT Standards at UN/ECE

UN/EDIFACT Standards in HTML hosted by GEFEG

General Interest

EC EDI Vantage Point. In recent years this has become the best general clearing house for EDI and EC related information. Features include the EC EDI Vendor Directory and the EC EDI Resource Center

eStrategy Government EC Strategies, links, and resources

eCommerce Info Center Not very good. Lots of data, but not much useful information

EDI, spread the word! EDI consultant referral, and other useful information

The IETF EDI FAQ - RFC 1865 "EDI Meets the Internet"

EDI on the Internet The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) working group on EDI on the Internet. This work started in 1996, is now listed as concluded, and has resulted in several standards. Frequent interoperability tests are conducted by GS1/US (formerly the UCC). The relevant IETF RFCs are:

Compressed Data for EDIINT NOTE: Expired in February 2006.


ebXML - A Critical Analysis

ebXML at 5 Years

The EC Contrarian

XML Resources

Using XML with Legacy Business Applications

XML Books

XML Links

EDI Resources

X12 Technical Tutorial

EDI Books and Magazines


ANSI American National Standards Institute

CEFIC The European Chemical Industry

CEN European Committee for Standardisation

CENELEC European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation

CEN/ISSS Information Society Standardization System

EBES European Board for EDI Standardisation

CompTIA Computing Technology Industry Association

CRG Corporate Reference Group

DISA Data Interchange Standards Association

Dun & Bradstreet Dun & Bradstreet

EAN European Article Numbering

ebXML UN/CEFACT and OASIS have established the Electronic Business XML initiative

eCentre UK Association for Standards and Practices in Electronic Trade - EAN UK Ltd, which was launched on 7th October 1998 on the merger of the Article Number Association and the Electronic Commerce Association.

EECA - ESIA European Electronic Components Association - European Semiconductor Industry Association

EEMA European Electronics Messaging Association

EIDX EIDX - Electronics Industry Data Exchange Association

EPCglobal EPCglobal is leading the development of industry-driven standards for the Electronic Product Code (EPC) Network to support the use of Radio Frequency Identification

ESCA Electronics Supply Chain Association

HM Customs and Excise HM Customs and Excise - Information

ICC International Chamber of Commerce - Business practices, contractual and legal issues of EDI.

UN/ICC UN International Computing Center

ITU UN - International Telecommunication Union - UN documents relating to EDIFACT

ISO International Standardisation Organisation

ISO Country code list [ISO Country/Currency codes in EDIFICE Repository ]

JSWG International Standardisation Organisation - Joint Syntax Working Group Application level syntax rules -

JEITA Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association

JEITA EDI Center EDI in Electronics Industry -Japan

NEN Nederlands Normalisatie-Instituut

AG Open Applications Group

ODETTE Automotive Industry Association


SWIFT SWIFT is the industry-owned cooperative supplying secure messaging services and interface software to 7,000 financial institutions in 198 countries. SWIFT provides messaging services to banks, broker/dealers and investment managers, as well as to market infrastructures in payments, treasury, securities and trade

UCC Uniform Code Council

UN/CEFACT United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business


UN/CEFACT TMG UN/CEFACT Techniques and Methodologies Group

UN/CEFACT TBG UN/CEFACT International Trade and Business Process Group

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

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