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Article 62

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 62 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 132 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 62 case law:

Argentina       1      France        1      Italy        1     Slovakia         5    
Austria    1      Germany     32      Mexico        1   Switzerland          9                     
Belarus    2   Greece     2      Netherlands        1     Ukraine          5                                 
Belgium        1   Hungary          4      Russian Federation       46                     
China       15      ICC        2   Serbia         3   TOTAL     132                                    
                                                               

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 62 cases reporting these UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 62 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 24 February 2009 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.

There are scholars who believe that there are circumstances in which the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts may be used to interpret or supplement this Article of the CISG. See match-up of this Article with counterpart provisions of the Principles and commentary on this subject. To the extent this reasoning fits, cases on the counterpart provisions of the UNIDROIT Principles may be relevant. To the extent available, such cases may be found on the Unilex website.
 

Cuba 12 December 2014 Corte Cubana de Arbitraje Comercial Internacional 62A
 

Cuba 2013 Corte Cubana de Arbitraje Comercial Internacional (Dental X Ray v. Medicuba) 62A
 

Germany 19 September 2012 Oberlandesgericht Koblenz (Road salt case)

Bulgaria 23 June 2012 Municipal Court of Plovdiv 62A

Germany 15 March 2012 District Court München (Model helicopter batteries case) 62A

Russia 14 February 2012 Tenth Arbitration Appeal Court, Moscow
 

Serbia 27 July 2011 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Copper wire rod case)

Serbia 4 April 2011 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Fork lift truck case) 62A

Serbia 2 March 2011 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Steel protective fence case) 62A

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

Germany 9 November 2010 District Court Bielefeld 62A

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

Latvia 27 September 2010 Arbitration Court of Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 62A

Spain 16 July 2010 Juzgado Primera Instancia de Pontevedra 62A ; 62A1

Germany 29 January 2010 OLG Köln 62A ; 62B
 

Switzerland 3 June 2009 Canton Appellate Court Vaud (Kitchen panel case)

Russia 26 March 2009 Judicial Division of the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian

Germany 19 March 2009 Appellate Court Brandenburg (Moulding case)

Slovak Republic 12 March 2009 District Court in Komarno (Frozen peas case) [translation available]

* Slovak Republic 24 February 2009 District Court in Komarno (Potatoes case) [translation available]

* Serbia 28 January 2009 Foreign Trade Court of Arbitration, Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Medicaments case) 62A [English text]

* Serbia 5 January 2009 Foreign Trade Court of Arbitration, Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Paper handkerchiefs production line case) 62A [translation available]

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

Russia 19 December 2008 Arbitration proceeding 14/2008 [translation added]

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

Serbia 19 August 2008 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Peaches and nectarines case)

Serbia 23 May 2008 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Seamless steel pipes case) 62A

* Slovak Republic 22 May 2008 District Court Bratislava (F.E.G.H.C v. T S.r.o.) [translation available]

* China 24 April 2008 Zhejiang High People's Court [Appellate Court] (Zhejiang Henghao Garment Co. Ltd. v. Trio Selection Inc.) [translation available]

Estonia 4 April 2008 Rapla Court House (Milk products case) 62A

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

Italy 22 February 2008 Milan Chamber of Arbitration Case No. 5706 62A

* Germany 14 February 2008 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Karlsruhe (Antique Jaguar sport car case) [translation available]

Belarus 21 January 2008 Economic Court of Grodno Region

* Germany 14 January 2008 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Köln (Shoes case)
 

* Hungary 22 November 2007 Judicial Board of Szeged [Appellate Court] (Clothing case) [translation available]

* Slovak Republic 7 November 2007 District Court Bratislava [translation available]

Serbia 31 July 2007 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Meat products case) 62A [translation available]

Germany 2 July 2007 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Köln (Cutter head case)

* Hungary 6 June 2007 Congrád County Court (Clothing case) [translation available]

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

Latvia 7 April 2007 Court of Latgale (Fresh pork meat case) 62A
 

* Russia 29 December 2006 Arbitration Award 54/2006 (Equipment case) [translation available]

Serbia 20 December 2006 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Condoms case) 62A ; 62A1

* Russia 15 November 2006 Arbitration Award 30/2006 [translation available]

* Germany 23 October 2006 Landgericht [District Court] Bamberg (Plants case) [translation available]

* Germany 19 October 2006 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München (Auto case) 62A [translation available]

* Germany 29 September 2006 Landgericht [District Court] Hof (Twine case) [translation available]

* China 20 September 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2006/02] (Welding machine case) [translation available]

Russia 24 July 2006 Arbitration Award 123/2005

* Slovak Republic 23 June 2006 Regional Court Nitra (Raw material for women's coats case) [translation available]

* China June 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/07] (Concentrated fruit juice case) [translation available]

* Switzerland 12 May 2006 Cour de justice [Appellate Court] Genève (Office furniture case) [translation available]

* Russia 7 April 2006 Arbitration Award 20/2005 (Equipment case) [translation available]

* Germany 3 April 2006 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Köln (Strawberry plants case) [translation available]

* Russia 9 March 2006 Arbitration Award 37/2005 [translation available]

* Ukraine 15 February 2006 Arbitration Award (Coal case) [translation available]

* Russia 13 February 2006 Arbitration Award 102/2005 [translation available]

* Russia 27 January 2006 Arbitration Award 65/2004 [translation available]

* Russia 13 January 2006 Arbitration Award 137/2004 [translation available]

* Greece 2006 Decision 4861/2006 of the Court of Appeals of Athens (Automobile catalyst case) 62A1 [editorial analysis available]

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

* Russia 27 December 2005 Arbitration Award 41/2005 [translation available]

* Ukraine 19 September 2005 Arbitration Award (Iron ore case) 62A [translation available]

* China 2 September 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/17] (Freezing units case) 62A [translation available]

Chile 10 August 2005 Supreme Court (Agricultural Machinery case)

* Russia 2 June 2005 Arbitration Award [translation available]

Russia 14 April 2005 Arbitration Court [Appellate Court] for the North West Area 62A [translation available]

* Russia 10 February 2005 Arbitration Award 133/2003 [translation available]

* Russia 24 January 2005 Arbitration Award 66/2004 [translation available]
 

* Switzerland 22 December 2004 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Bern (Watches case) 62A [translation available]

* Ukraine 19 October 2004 Arbitration Award (Iron and steel castings case) 62A [translation available]

* Germany 27 July 2004 Landgericht [District Court] Kiel (Fat for frying case) [translation available]

* Russia 28 June 2004 Arbitration Award 167/2003 [translation available]

* Russia 17 June 2004 Arbitration Award 186/2003 [translation available]

* Serbia 27 May 2004 Foreign Trade Court of Arbitration, Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Hydro-isolation material case) 62A [translation available]

Germany 21 April 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf [15 U 30/03]

* Germany 21 April 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf [15 U 222/02] [detailed abstract available]

* Russia 20 April 2004 Arbitration Award 115/2003 62A [translation available]

* China 9 April 2004 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2004/02] (Artworks: Italian charms case) [translation available]

* Russia 19 March 2004 Arbitration Award 135/2003

* Russia 12 March 2004 Arbitration Award 55/2003 [translation available]

* Russia 24 February 2004 Arbitration Award 136/2003

* Switzerland 19 February 2004 Bundesgericht [Supreme Court]

* Russia 16 February 2004 Arbitration Award 107/2002 [translation available]

* Russia 3 February 2004 Arbitration Award 71/2003 [translation available]

* Russia 2 February 2004 Arbitration Award 56/2003 [translation available]
 

* Germany 12 December 2003 Landgericht [District Court] Bielefeld [translation available]

* Germany 27 October 2003 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Rostock 62A [translation available]

* Switzerland 19 September 2003 Cour de Justice [Appellate Court] Genève

* Russia 17 September 2003 Arbitration Award No. 24/2003 [translation available]

* Germany 15 September 2003 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Rostock [translation available]

* Germany 10 September 2003 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg

* Germany 15 August 2003 Landgericht [District Court] Bielefeld (Strapping machine case) [translation available]

* Germany 15 July 2003 Landgericht [District Court] Mönchengladbach [translation available]

* Russia 30 May 2003 Arbitration Award No. 145/2002 [translation available]

* Germany 18 March 2003 Landgericht [District Court] Giessen

* Belarus 6 March 2003 Economic Court of the Gomel Region

* China 17 February 2003 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2003/16] (Tire case) [translation available]

* Russia 17 February 2003 Arbitration Award No. 168/2001 62A [translation available]

* Belarus 3 January 2003 Supreme Economic Court
 

* China 27 December 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/29] (Medicine manufacturing equipment case) [translation available]

* Russia 10 December 2002 Arbitration Award No. 211/2001 [translation available]

* Belgium 2 December 2002 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Gent

* Russia 2 December 2002 Arbitration Award No. 18/2002 [translation available]

* China 9 September 2002 Wuhan Intermediate People's Court [District Court] of Hubei Province (WS China Packaging Import & Export Company Hubei Office v. Russia Phoenix Company and Hubei Province Silk Import & Export Company) [translation available]

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

* Russia 7 June 2002 Arbitration Award No. 116/2001 [translation available]

* Russia 16 April 2002 Arbitration Award No. 222/2001 [translation available]

* Russia 22 March 2002 Arbitration Award No. 225/2000 [translation available]

* Germany 27 February 2002 Landgericht [District Court] München [translation available]

* Russia 22 January 2002 Arbitration Award No. 60/2001 [translation available]

China China 2002 Wuhan Intermediate People's Court [District Court] of Hubei Province (WS China Packaging Import & Export Company Hubei Office v. Russia Phoenix Company and Hubei Province Silk Import & Export Company) [translation available]
 

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

* Russia 25 September 2001 Presidium of Supreme Court (Resolution No. 8508/00 [translation available]

* Russia 17 July 2001 Arbitration Award No. 419/1995 [translation available]

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

Russia 25 May 2001 Arbitration Award No. 191/2000 [translation available]

* Russia 25 January 2001 Arbitration Award No. 88/2000 [translation available]
 

Germany 14 December 2000 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Hamburg-Altona

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

* China 6 December 2000 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2000/13] (Pharmaceutical products case) 62A [translation available]

China 6 November 2000 CIETAC Arbitration proceeding (Marble building materials case) [translation available]

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

* Ukraine 8 September 2000 Arbitration Award (Forming press case) [translation available]

* Austria 15 June 2000 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Graz [translation available]

Greece 8 March 2000 Decision 1314/2000 of the Single-Member Court of First Instance of Athens (Tiles case) [editorial analysis available]

Hungary 2000 Budapest Arbitration proceeding VB 99144 (Grape sticks case) [translation available]
 

* Italy 29 December 1999 Tribunale [District Court] Pavia [translation available]

China 30 June 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/31] (Bearings case) 62A [translation available]

* China 30 June 1999 CIETAC Arbitration proceeding (Peppermint oil case) [translation available]

* China 11 June 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/29] (Agricultural chemical products case) 62A [translation available]

* Switzerland 11 June 1999 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Aargau 62A [translation available]

* Hungary 25 May 1999 Budapest Arbitration award Vb 97142 62A
 

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

* Russia 22 October 1998 Arbitration award 196/1997 [translation available]

* Russia 6 October 1998 Arbitration award 269/1997 62A [translation available]

* Germany 29 July 1998 Landgericht [District Court] Erfurt [translation available]

* Germany 24 March 1998 Landgericht [District Court] Berlin (Knitwear case) [translation available]

* Russia 10 January 1998 Arbitration award 65/1997 [translation available]
 

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

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

* Germany 9 July 1997 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [7 U 2070/97] [translation available]

* Germany 9 July 1997 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Köln 62A [translation available]

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

* China 26 June 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/17] (Monohydrate zinc sulphate case) [translation available]

* Russia 11 June 1997 Arbitration award 255/1994 62A [translation available]

Germany 6 June 1997 Landgericht [District Court] Bielefeld

Switzerland 22 April 1997 Bezirksgericht [District Court] Sense

* China 2 April 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/03] (Wakame case) 62A [translation available]

* Russia 25 February 1997 Arbitration award 430/1995 [translation available]

* Russia 12 February 1997 Arbitration award 261/1995 62A [translation available]

* ICC January 1997 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8786 [English text]
 

China 31 December 1996 Fujian Higher People's Court (You Li v. Gold Star) 62A [translation available]

Germany 12 December 1996 Landgericht [District Court] Bielefeld

* Germany 12 November 1996 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Koblenz 62A [translation available]

* Russia 8 October 1996 Arbitration award 407/1995 [translation available]

* China 30 August 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/40] (Brake pads case) 62A [translation available]

* Germany 2 August 1996 Landgericht [District Court] Bielefeld 62A [translation available]

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

* China 16 May 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/24] (Cashmere sweaters case) 62A [translation available]

* Netherlands 15 May 1996 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Amsterdam

China 3 April 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/17] (Plastic bags case) 62A [translation available]

* Russia 19 March 1996 Arbitration award 88/1995 [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]
 

* Russia 13 December 1995 Arbitration award 364/1994 [translation available]

* Russia 1 December 1995 Arbitration award 369/1994 [translation available]

* Hungary 17 November 1995 Budapest Arbitration award Vb 94124

* Germany 12 October 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Trier [translation available]

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

Germany 20 September 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Nürnberg

Russia 14 September 1995 Arbitration award 317/1994

China 16 May 1995 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1995/10] (Leather bags case) 62A [translation available]

* Russia 15 May 1995 Arbitration award 321/1994 [translation available]

* Germany 12 May 1995 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Alsfeld [translation available]

* Germany 31 March 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Frankfurt [translation available]

* Germany 8 March 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [translation available]

Russia 3 March 1995 Arbitration award 304/1993 [commentary available]

* Russia 3 March 1995 Arbitration award 309/1993

* Germany 8 February 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [7 U 1720/94] [translation available]
 

* Germany 14 December 1994 Appellate Court Hamburg (Cobalt sulphate case)

Russia 17 November 1994 Arbitration award 493/1993

Germany 2 August 1994 Landgericht [District Court] München

* Germany 14 June 1994 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Nordhorn [translation available]

Russia 12 April 1994 Arbitration award 243/1993 62A

Germany 24 January 1994 Kammergericht [Appellate Court] Berlin 62A [translation available]
 

* Germany 1 December 1993 Landgericht [District Court] Hanover

* Germany 5 November 1993 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg

Germany 17 September 1993 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Koblenz [translation available]

* Mexico 4 May 1993 Compromex Arbitration award 62A [translation available]
 

Germany 22 September 1992 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm (Frozen bacon case) [translation available]

* ICC 1992 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7197
 


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