Concatenate integers with strings

REPORT  zconcatenate_int_string.
DATA:
      lv_string TYPE string,
      lv_int TYPE i VALUE 9.
 
*CONCATENATE works with string only.
* Therefore, you must assign the integer variable
*   into a string variable.
lv_string = lv_int.
CONCATENATE 'The value is:' lv_string INTO lv_string.
 
WRITE: / lv_string.