EDIFACT (ISO 9735) is the
international standard for electronic data interchange (EDI). The term stands for
Electronic Data Interchange For Administration, Commerce and Transport.
The three major components of EDIFACT are a standard syntax for structuring data, i-EDI
(interactive EDI), and standard messages to accommodate interaction among various industries and
The EDIFACT standard was developed by the United Nations. Further development of the standard is
also overseen by that organization’s Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business. The
standard is sometimes seen as UN/EDIFACT.
XML/EDIFACT, defined in ISO TS
20625, specifies a way for XML-based systems to work with EDIFACT messages.
This was last updated in March 2012
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