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Article 30

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 30 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 15 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 30 case law:

Australia      1           Croatia      1           Italy        1
Belarus 1 France      1 Netherlands      1   
China      4 Germany      4 Spain        1
                        TOTAL:   15

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 30 cases reporting these UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 30 cases. All cases are listed in chronological sequence, commencing with the most recent. Asterisks identify the cases cited in the 2008 and 2012 UNCITRAL Digests, commencing with the 23 July 2008 citation reported below. Cases are coded to the UNCITRAL Thesaurus.

English texts and full-text English translations of cases are provided as indicated. In most instances researchers can also access UNCITRAL abstracts and link to Unilex abstracts and full-text original-language case texts sourced from Internet websites and other data, including commentaries by scholars to the extent available.
 

Germany 28 May 2014 Federal Supreme Court (Bowling alleys case) 30A
 

Netherlands 3 July 2013 District Court Rotterdam (Cranes case) 30A

Austria 19 June 2013 Appellate Court Graz (Oil case) 30A

Italy 3 June 2012 Tribunale di Forli [District Court] (Olive and vegetable oil case) 30A

Nehterlands 22 May 2013 District Court Rotterdam (Recycled Asphalt case)
 

Germany 20 November 2012 Provincial Court of Appeal (Ring binders case)

Switzerland 14 June 2012 Commercial Court St. Gallen (Organic juices and organic oil case)

Ukraine 23 January 2012 Arbitration proceeding (Corn case)
 

Switzerland 20 January 2011 Higher Cantonal Court Valais (Clothes case)

Netherlands 18 January 2011 Gerechtshof's-Hertogenbosch (Generator case) 30A
 

Serbia 4 November 2010 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Calcimine case)

Slovak Republic 11 October 2010 District Court in Michalovce 30A [translation available]

Latvia 27 September 2010 Arbitration Court of Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 30A

Slovak Republic 13 May 2010 District Court in Trnava (Flowers, plants, and seeds case) 30A

European Court of Justice 25 February 2010 (Car Trim GmbH v KeySafety Systems Srl.)

Serbia 26 January 2010 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Hot-rolled sheets case)
 

Switzerland 17 December 2009 Supreme Court (Watches case) [translation available]

Netherlands 29 July 2009 Rechtbank [District Court] Arnhem (Minibus case)

Spain 14 July 2009 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Madrid [translation available]

Germany 29 May 2009 District Court Dresden (Cars case)

France 7 May 2009 Appellate Court Aix-en-Provence (Production line case)

Italy 26 March 2009 Tribunale di Forli [District Court] (Zintix Pty Ltd. v. Olitalia s.r.l) 30A

Spain 24 March 2009 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Barcelona (Cuttlefish case) [translation available]

Italy 16 February 2009 Tribunale di Forli [District Court] (Cisterns and accessories case) [translation available]

Switzerland 28 January 2009 Tribunal cantonal [Higher Cantonal Court] Valais (Fiberglass composite materials case) [translation available]

Greece 2009 Decision 4505/2009 of the Multi-Member Court of First Instance of Athens (Bullet proof vest case) [editorial analysis available]
 

Slovak Republic 17 December 2008 District Court in Trnava (Milk Products Case) 30A [translation available]

Italy 11 December 2008 Tribunale di Forli [District Court] (Mitias v. Solidea S.r.l.) [translation available]

Switzerland 27 November 2008 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug (Packaging foils case) [translation available]

Serbia 30 September 2008 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (One-day old female chicken case)

Serbia 30 September 2008 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Fresh plums case)

Slovak Republic 17 September 2008 District Court Trnava (Chicken products case) [translation available]

Serbia 15 September 2008 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Feta cheese and other cheese products case) [translation available]

* Belarus 23 July 2008 Economic Court of the Grodno Region (Broilers case)

Slovak Republic 29 April 2008 District Court Banska Bystrica (Timber case) [translation available]

Slovak Republic 10 March 2008 Regional Court Zilina (Stainless steel sheets case) 30A [translation available]

Slovak Republic 7 March 2008 District Court Banska Bystrica (Fruit and vegetables case) [translation available]

Germany 5 March 2008 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München (Stolen car case) [translation available]

Slovak Republic 22 February 2008 District Court Banska Bystrica (Large capacity bags case) [translation available]

Slovak Republic 5 February 2008 District Court in Bardejov (MDF Doors Case) 1Cb/265/2005 30A [translation available]

Slovak Republic 5 February 2008 District Court in Bardejov (MDF Doors Case - 2) 1Cb/266/2005 30A [translation available]

Slovak Republic 5 February 2008 District Court in Bardejov (MDF Doors Case - 3) 1Cb/270/2005 30A [translation available]

Serbia 28 January 2008 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Siemens Telephone Booths Case) [translation available]
 

Slovak Republic 29 October 2007 District Court Bardejov (Glass chaton case) [translation available]

Slovak Republic 18 June 2007 Regional Court Zilina (Baked and confectionary goods case) [translation available]

Spain 16 May 2007 Tribunal Supremo [Supreme Court] (Water apparatus case)

Ukraine 13 April 2007 Commercial Court of Donetz Region (Crucible press case) [translation available]

Germany 21 March 2007 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Dresden (Stolen automobile case) 30A [translation available]

Slovak Republic 9 March 2007 Regional Court Bratislava (Blouses case) [translation available]

Croatia 20 February 2007 High Commercial Court [Appellate Court] Rondine S.p.A. v. Larva d.o.o.

Slovak Republic 8 January 2007 Regional Court Zilina (Polyethelene case) 30A [translation available]
 

China 25 December 2006 Shanghai No. 2 Intermediate People's Court [District Court] (Cabinets and accessories case) [translation available]

* Croatia 19 December 2006 High Commercial Court [Appellate Court] Bridgstone / Firestone GmbH v. Weimar d.o.o.

Russia 19 December 2006 Arbitration Award 35/2006

China December 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/05] (Rabbit skin case) [translation available]

Switzerland 27 October 2006 Tribunal cantonal [Appellate Court] Valais (Bicycle and motorcycle parts case) [translation available]

Russia 20 October 2006 Arbitration Award 43/2006

Croatia 26 September 2006 High Commercial Court [Appellate Court] (Roraco Vertriebsges GmbH v. Hospitalja d.o.o.)

China September 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/09] (Apparel case) [translation available]

China September 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/14] (Spare parts case) [translation available]

* Netherlands 15 August 2006 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] Arnhem

China July 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/11] (Marble and granite case) [translation in process]

Slovak Republic 27 June 2006 District Court Nitra (Children's equipment case) [translation available]

Switzerland 23 May 2006 Tribunal cantonal [Higher Cantonal Court] Valais (Suits case) [translation available]

Slovak Republic 17 May 2006 District Court Nitra (Agricultural products case) [translation available]

China May 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/06] (Canned oranges case) [translation available]

United States 4 April 2006 Federal District Court [New Jersey] (Valero Marketing v. Green Oy) 30A

Slovak Republic 27 February 2006 District Court Nitra (L.-K S.r.l. v. N. S.r.l.) [translation available]

China February 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/16] (Fluorite case) [translation available]

Russia 24 January 2006 Arbitration Court [Appellate Court] for the Far East Area [translation available]

* Italy 10 January 2006 Tribunale [District Court] Padova (Merry-go-rounds case) [translation available]

Greece 2006 Decision 63/2006 of the Court of Appeals of Lamia (Sunflower seed case) [editorial analysis available]
 

China 26 December 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/21] (Heating system device case) [translation available]

China December 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/23] (Heat transfer oil furnace case) [translation available]

Poland 10 November 2005 Supreme Court (Furniture case)

Russia 27 October 2005 Arbitration Award 132/2004 [translation available]

Russia 18 October 2005 Arbitration Award 21/2005 (Varnish and paint machine case) [translation available]

* Spain 26 September 2005 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Palencia (Printing machine case) [translation available]

China 22 August 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/13] (Valve case) [translation available]

Ukraine 5 July 2005 Arbitration Award (Medical equipment case) 30A [translation available]

Switzerland 27 May 2005 Tribunal cantonal [Appellate Court] Valais (Welding devices case) [translation available]

China 24 May 2005 Shanghai No. 2 Intermediate People's Court [District Court] (Medical products case) [translation available]

Spain 29 March 2005 Juzgado de primera instancia [Court of First Instance] Tudela [translation available]

Russia 16 March 2005 Arbitration Award 75/2004 30A [translation available]

Belgium 31 January 2005 Rechtbank van Koophandel [Commerical Court] Hasselt (BV Wolvega Panelen v. NV FALL) [translation available]

Spain 31 January 2005 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Cuenca (Live calves case) [translation available]
 

Russia 21 December 2004 Arbitration Award 39/2003 30A [translation available]

Switzerland 3 November 2004 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] [translation available]

Germany 26 October 2004 Landgericht [District Court] Saarbrücken [translation available]

Italy 28 August 2004 Tribunale [District Court] Rovereto

France 30 June 2004 Cour de Cassation [Supreme Court] [translation available]

China June 2004 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2004/08] (Citric acid case) [translation available]

Switzerland 29 April 2004 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] St. Gallen [translation available]

Italy 25 February 2004 Tribunale [District Court] Padova [translation available]

Russia 19 February 2004 Arbitration Award 65/2003 [translation available]
 

Ukraine 10 December 2003 Chamber of Commerce & Trade Arbitration proceeding 30A [translation available]

France 25 November 2003 Supreme Court (Boots case) [Rejection of Appeal] 30A

Switzerland 19 August 2003 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Valais [translation available]

China 3 June 2003 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2003/01] (Clothes case) 30A [translation available]

France 20 May 2003 Supreme Court (Data processing equipment case) 30A

Russia 16 April 2003 Arbitration Award No. 99/2002 [translation available]

Spain 24 March 2003 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Valencia

Russia 17 February 2003 Arbitration Award No. 168/2001 30A [translation available]

United States 29 January 2003 U.S. District Court [Illinois] (Ajax Tool Works v. Can-Eng Manufacturing)
 

China 18 December 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/14] (Sausage casing case) [translation available]

Italy 26 November 2002 Tribunale [District Court] Rimini [translation available]

Germany 13 November 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München

Spain 3 October 2002 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Pontevedra 30A [digest available]

China 10 September 2002 Wuhan Maritime Court (Nanjing Resources Group v. Tian An Insurance Co. Ltd., Nanjing Branch) 30A [translation available]

* Germany 22 August 2002 Landgericht [District Court] Freiburg [translation available]

Russia 6 August 2002 Arbitration Court [Appellate Court] for Western Siberia Region (Case No. F04/2712-494/A03-2002) [translation available]

Argentina 21 July 2002 Cámara Nacional de Apelaciones en lo Comercial [Appellate Court] [translation available]

Serbia 10 May 2002 Foreign Trade Court of Arbitration, Yugoslav Chamber of Commerce (Zinc coated tin case) 30A [abstract available]

Switzerland 11 April 2002 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Vaud (Clothes case) [translation available]

Switzerland 25 February 2002 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Schaffhausen [translation available]

Russia 24 January 2002 Arbitration Award No. 27/2001 [translation available]
 

Germany 21 December 2001 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg (Natural stones case) [translation available]

France 12 June 2001 Cour d’appel [Appellate Court] Colmar 30A [translation available]

Russia 30 May 2001 Arbitration Award No. 185/2000 30A [translation available]

China 19 February 2001 Jiangsu Higher People's Court [Appellate Court] (Tai Hei v. Shun Tian) 30A [translation available]

Russia 9 February 2001 Arbitration Award No. 161/2000 [translation available]
 

Switzerland 8 December 2000 Canton Appellate Court Vaud (Coffin case)

France 12 October 2000 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Paris (Data processing equipment case) [translation available]

China 29 September 2000 Nantong Intermediate People's Court (Taihei Co., Japan v. Jiangsu Sainty International Group, Ltd Textile Import & Export Nantong Company) [translation available]

Russia 24 August 2000 Arbitation Court [Appellate Court] for the Moscow Region [translation available]

Mexico 14 July 2000 Juzgado de Primera Instancia [Court of First Instance] Tijuana [translation available]

Russia 1 March 2000 Arbitration Court [Appellate Court] for Northwestern Region (Case No. A56-30792/99) 30A [translation available]
 

Germany 12 October 1999 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Stendal

ICC June 1999 International Court of Arbitration, Case 9187 [English text]

Russia 17 May 1999 Arbitration award 342/1998 [translation available]

* China 12 April 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/22] (Bud rice dregs case) [translation available]

China 8 April 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award CISG/1999/21] (New Zealand raw wool case) [translation available]

China 1 March 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/12] (Canned mandarin oranges case) [translation available]

ICC March 1999 International Court of Arbitration, Case 9978 [English text]

* China 1999 CIETAC Arbitration award [translation available]
 

Germany 29 December 1998 Hamburg Arbitration award [translation available]

Switzerland 30 November 1998 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Zürich [translation available]

* Germany 22 September 1998 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Oldenburg [translation available]

Switzerland 30 June 1998 Kantonsgericht Wallis / Tribunal cantonal Valais [Canton Appellate Court] (Granite stones case) [translation available]

Germany 23 June 1998 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm 30A [translation available]

Russia 5 March 1998 Arbitration award 160/1997 30A [translation available]

* France 4 March 1998 Cour d’appel [Appellate Court] Paris [translation available]

Bulgaria 12 February 1998 Bulgaria Chamber of Commerce award, Case 11/1996 [translation available]

Russia 21 January 1998 Arbitration award 99/1997 30A [translation available]
 

Switzerland 24 December 1997 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Vaud

France 18 December 1997 Tribunal de commerce [District Court] Colmar 30A [translation available]

China 27 October 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/31] (Hot-rolled coils) [translation available]

Russia 29 September 1997 Arbitration award 470/1996 30A [translation available]

Switzerland 26 September 1997 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Aargau (Cutlery case) [translation available]

Hungary 1 July 1997 Fovárosi Bíróság [Metropolitan Court] [translation available]

* China 25 June 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/16] (Art paper case) 30A [translation available]

China 16 June 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/15] (Leather case) [translation available]

Russia 13 May 1997 Arbitration award 3/1996 30A [translation available]

Russia 11 May 1997 Arbitration award 2/1995 30A [translation available]

Russia 11 April 1997 Arbitration award 220/1996 30A [translation available]

China 4 April 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/04] (Black melon seeds case) [translation available]

Germany 8 January 1997 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Köln 30A [translation available]
 

China 18 November 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/53] (Steel channels case) 30A [translation available]

China 9 August 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/38] (China tableware case) [translation available]

China 9 August 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/37] (Silk shirts case) 30A [translation available]

China 6 August 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/35] (Lacquer handicraft case) [translation available]

Switzerland 31 May 1996 Arbitration ZHK 273/1995 [Zürich Chamber of Commerce] [English text]

China 30 April 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/20] (Jacks and bearing brackets case) 30A [translation available]

Germany 3 April 1996 Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court] [translation available]

Switzerland 11 March 1996 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Vaud [01 93 0661]

Switzerland 11 March 1996 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Vaud [01 93 1061] [translation available]

* China 8 March 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/13] (Horsebean case) 30A [translation available]

Austria 6 February 1996 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] [translation available]
 

Argentina 31 October 1995 Cámara Nacional de Apelaciones en lo Comercial [Appellate Court] (Bedial v. Müggenburg) [translation available]

Germany 21 September 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Kassel [translation available]

China 18 September 1995 Chansha Intermediate People's Court Economic Chamber (Skandinaviska v. Hunan Co) 30A [translation available]

Germany 10 May 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Landshut

* Australia 28 April 1995 Federal District Court, Adelaide (Roder v. Rosedown)
 

China December 1994 Fujian Higher People's Court (San Ming v. Zhanshou Metallic Minerals) [translation available]

Germany 25 October 1994 Landgericht [District Court] Darmstadt

China September 1994 CIETAC Arbitration award

China August 1994 Xiamen Intermediate People's Court (San Ming v. Zhanzhou Metallic Minerals)

China 11 April 1994 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1994/06] (Old paper case) 30A [translation available]

Argentina 18 March 1994 Commercial Court of Original Jurisdiction, Buenos Aires (Bedial v. Müggenburg) [translation available]

Germany 2 March 1994 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [translation available]
 

Austria 30 April 1992 Landesgericht [District Court] Graz

* Germany 16 January 1992 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Koblenz

ICC 1992 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7153 [translation available]

ICC 1992 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7197
 

* Germany 17 September 1991 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Frankfurt [translation available]
 


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