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Article 32

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 32 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites three cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 32 case law:

China       1                  
Switzerland    2  
TOTAL        3    

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 32 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 32 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 18 July 2001 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.

Russia 15 October 2009 Supreme Arbitration Court (or Presidium of Supreme Arbitration Court) of the Russian Federation

France 5 September 2007 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Agen (Société Bati-Seul v. Société Ceramiche Marca Corona)

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

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

China 15 September 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/15] (Wool and Wooltop case) 32B ; 32C [translation available]

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

Spain 12 February 2002 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Barcelona 32B

* China 18 July 2001 Zhejiang Cixi People’s Court 32B [translation available]

Germany 31 January 2001 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg

* Switzerland 26 May 2000 Tribunal cantonal [Appellate Court] Vaud (Asphalt case)

* Switzerland 20 February 1997 Bezirksgericht [District Court] Saane 32B1 [translation available]

China 10 May 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/22] (Hot-rolled steel plates case) 32A [translation available]

China 10 March 1995 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1995/03] (Polyethylene film case) [translation available]

Germany 26 September 1990 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg

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