Data Provision Agreement

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Overview

A Provision Agreement links a Data Provider to a Dataflow.

Structure Properties

Structure Type Standard SDMX Structural Metadata Artefact
Maintainable Yes
Identifiable Yes
Item Scheme No
SDMX Information Model Versions 1.0, 2.0, 2.1
URN - ProvisionAgreement namespace urn:sdmx:org.sdmx.infomodel.provisionagreement

Context within the SDMX 2.1 Information Model

Provision Agreement

Usage

A Provision Agreement facilitates the ability to be load and validated against a dataset against a specific Dataflow. The Provision Agreement must reference both a Data Provider and a Dataflow.

Please refer to this article for more information on Dataflows.

Please refer to this article for more information on Data Providers.

Conventions

Provision Agreement IDs IDs are conventionally uppercase using underscores '_' as separators if required. Examples:

Agency Provision Agreement ID Description SDMX-ML
ESTAT NAMAIN_IDC_N NAMAIN_IDC_N SDMX-ML
ECB EXR European Central Bank Exchange Rates SDMX-ML
WB WDI_POVERTY_WB_WB WB for Poverty SDMX-ML