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1981103 - Special Unit of Measure (UOM) only for Germany available. Some special UOM do not exists in the system


German Federal Office of Statistics provides a file (“Sova-Leitdatei”)  including commodity codes, description of commodity codes and (if required) the special unit of measure as a 2-digit number. This 2-digit number needs to be converted into a valid SAP unit of measure.


In the SAP system not all of these unit of measures are maintained in the programm RVEXSOVA , include RVEXCODE and  LVFIPF0C (upload via EDI)

Some of the numerical special units of measures are not converted into SAP format.

The special UOM are hardcoded in the programm RVEXCODE  (upload from text file via VE94) for Germany. Only for country = DE  are maintained the special units of measures.

There are conversion errors when uploading the Unit of Measure.



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