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Article 75

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 75 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 62 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 75 case law:

Australia       3      Germany    10      Russian Federation         2                                 
Austria        7      Greece          1     Spain         3                                 
Belgium    3      ICC          9  Switzerland          4                                   
China       11      Italy         1     United States         3                                    
Denmark          1     Netherlands          1                                                    
France         2     Poland          1     TOTAL      62                                    

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 75 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 75 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 29 May 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.

For a case annotated analysis of issues associated with Calculation of Damages under CISG Articles 75 and 76, go to CISG-Advisory Council Opinion No. 8, dated 15 November 2008. Rapporteur: Professor John Y. Gotanda. Opinion unanimously adopted by the CISG-AC: Eric E. Bergsten (Chair); Michael Joachim Bonell, Michael G. Bridge, Alejandro M. Garro, Roy M. Goode, John Y. Gotanda, Sergei N. Lebedev, Pilar Perales Viscasillas, Jan Ramberg, Ingeborg Schwenzer, Hiroo Sono, Claude Witz (Members); Sieg Eiselen (Secretary)

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.
 

Spain 1 July 2013 Supreme Court (Cereal case) [translation available]

Germany 5 February 2013 Appellate Court Brandenburg (Beer case) 75A

Austria 15 January 2013 Supreme Court (Glass mosaic tiles case)
 

Belgium 17 December 2012 Cour d'Appel Antwerp 75C1

Germany 29 May 2012 District Court Köln (Printed work case) [translation available]

Spain 25 May 2012 Appellate Court Murcia (Red Pepper Powder Case) [translation available]

Spain 11 May 2012 Court of First Instance of Fuenlabrada (Production machine for air conditioning ducts case)

Switzerland 17 April 2012 Federal Supreme Court (EAS tags case) 75A

Austria 31 January 2012 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Linz (Locker case)
 

Slovenia 13 September 2011 Vrhovno sodišče [Supreme Court]

France 27 June 2011 Appellate Court Bordeaux (Stave making machine case)

United States 10 January 2011 Federal District Court [Missouri] (Semi-Materials Co., Ltd. v. MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc., et al.) 75A ; 75B ; 75C
 

Slovenia 21 October 2010 Višje sodišče v Mariboru [Maribor High Court]

Argentina 5 October 2010 National Commercial Court of First Instance, Buenos Aires (Sanovo v. Ovoprot)

Switzerland 16 September 2010 Bundesgericht [Supreme Court] (Fuel oil case)

Spain 3 September 2010 Supreme Court (Share purchase contract case)

Spain 15 July 2010 Audiencia Provincial de Murcia (Crane case) [translation available]

Germany 9 July 2010 OLG Düsseldorf (Orange juice case) 75A ; 75B ; 75C

Argentina 24 June 2010 CN Buenos Aires (Sanovo International S.A. v. Ovoprot International S.A. S / Ordinario) 75A ; 75B ; 75C

Serbia 15 June 2010 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Euro diesel case)

Switzerland 10 March 2010 Commercial Court Aargau (Converter case)

Switzerland 29 January 2010 Supreme Court

Switzerland 15 January 2010 Appellate Court Genève (Steel case)
 

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

Argentina 5 October 2009 Juzgado Nacional en lo Comercial de Buenos Aires (Sanovo c/ Ovoprot) 76A ; 76B ; 76C

Republic of Korea 23 July 2009 Seoul High Court (Duck feathers case) 75A

* United States 29 May 2009 Federal District Court [New York] (Doolim Corp. v. R Doll LLC et al.) 75A1

Netherlands 19 January 2009 [Court of Appeal] Arnhem (Appellant v. Frutas Caminito Sociedad Cooperativa Valenciana)
 

Republic of Korea 19 December 2008 Seoul Central District Court (Crude oil case) 75A

Poland 9 October 2008 Supreme Court (Coke fuel case)

* France 27 May 2008 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Rennes (Brassiere cups case) 75A2 [translation available]

United States 16 April 2008 U.S. District Court [New York] (Macromex Srl. v. Globex International, Inc.)

China 9 January 2008 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2008/02] (Metallic silicon case) [translation available]
 

* Denmark 17 October 2007 Højesteret [Supreme Court] (Motorcycle case) 75A

China October 2007 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2007/03] (CD-R and DVD-R production line systems case) 75A1 [translation available]

Spain 20 February 2007 Appellate Court Madrid (Sunprojuice DK, Als v. San Sebastian, S.c.A.) 75A2 [translation available]

Belgium 22 January 2007 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Antwerp (N.V. Secremo v. Helmut Papst) 75A1 [translation available]

* Belgium 22 January 2007 Appellate Court Antwerp (B.V.B.A. I.T.M. v. S.A. Montanier) [translation available]
 

* China 25 July 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/22] (Bleached softwood Kraft pulp case) 75A1 [translation available]

* Netherlands 19 July 2006 Rechtsbank [District Court] Arnhem (Skoda Kovarny v. B. van Dijk Jr. Staalhandelmaatschappij B.V.) 75A [translation available]

China May 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/06] (Canned oranges case) 75A2 [translation available]

* Belgium 24 April 2006 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Antwerpen (GmbH Lothringer Gunther Grosshandelsgesellschaft für Bauelemente und Holzwerkstoffe v. NV Fepco International) 75A [translation available]

Russia 13 April 2006 Arbitration Award 105/2005 [translation available]

China April 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/21] (Mono ethylene glycole case) 75A2 [translation available]

Netherlands 1 March 2006 Rechtbank [District Court] Arnhem 75A [translation available]

* Poland 27 January 2006 Supreme Court (Metallurgical sand case) 75A2 [translation available]

Denmark 20 January 2006 Sø-og Handelsrets Domme [Maritime and Commercial Court] Copenhagen (Motorcycle case)

* Greece 2006 Decision 63/2006 of the Court of Appeals of Lamia (Sunflower seed case) 75A2 [editorial analysis available]
 

Spain 26 September 2005 Appellate Court Palencia (Printing machine case) 75A2 [translation available]

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

Mexico 26 May 2005 Distrito Federal. Acuerdo del Quinto Tribunal Colegiado en Materia Civil del Primer Circuito (Agrofrut Rengo, S.A. v. Levadura Azteca, S.A. de C.V) [Amparo proceeding No. 292/2005 (2915/2005). Appellant: Agrofrut Rengo]

* Spain 31 March 2005 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Valencia (Oranges case) 75A [translation available]

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

* China 28 February 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/06] (Wool case) 75A1 [translation available]

Egypt 16 January 2005 Alexandria Center for International Arbitration (Semi-dried dates case) [English text]
 

* Belgium 20 October 2004 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Gent 75B [translation available]

Germany 15 September 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München (Furniture leather case) 75A [translation available]

* Austria 29 July 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Graz (Construction equipment case) 75A1 [translation available]

* Germany 22 July 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf 75A [translation available]

Belgium 10 May 2004 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Gent 75A2 [translation available]

Germany 21 April 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf [15 U 88/03] [translation available]

Estonia 19 February 2004 Ringkonnakohus [Appellate Court] Tallinn [translation available]

* Spain 2 February 2004 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Barcelona 75A1
 

* Germany 26 November 2003 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg (Phtalic Anhydride case) 75A2 [translation available]

Spain 5 November 2003 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Vizcaya

China 26 June 2003 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2003/10] (Alumina case) 75A1 [translation available]

Hungary 2003 Szegedi Itelotabla [Appellate Court] (Spray pump case) [translation available]
 

China 30 December 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/30] (Manganese case) 75A1 [translation available]

* Switzerland 12 December 2002 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug 75A1 [translation available]

China 8 November 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2002/05] (Canned asparagus case) 75A2 [translation available]

Switzerland 5 November 2002 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] des Kantons Aargau [translation available]

Netherlands 15 October 2002 Netherlands Arbitration Institute Case No. 2319 75A [English text]

China 9 October 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/13] (Elevator case) 75A [translation available]

* Austria 16 September 2002 Appellate Court Graz (Garments case)

China 9 August 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/21] (Yellow phosphorus case) 75A2 [translation available]

China 10 June 2002 CIETAC Arbitration award 75A2 [translation available]

Austria 11 July 2002 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court]

* Austria 31 May 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Graz (Timber case) 75A1 [translation available]

Spain 13 May 2002 Appellate Court Murcia 75A1 ; 75B ; 75C

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

* China 4 February 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2002/03] (Styrene monomer case) 75A1 [translation available]

China 4 February 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/17] (Steel bar case) 75A1 ; 75B1 [translation available]

* Austria 24 January 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Graz 75A1 [translation available]

Germany 9 January 2002 Bundesgerichtshof [Supreme Court] [translation available]
 

* Germany 21 December 2001 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg (Natural stones case) 75A2 [translation available]

* Australia 12 October 2001 Supreme Court of Queensland, Court of Appeal (Downs Investments v. Perwaja Steel) 75B ; 75C

Italy 28 September 2001 Milan Arbitration proceeding (Steel wire case) [English text]

* Germany 30 July 2001 [District Court] Braunschweig 75C [translation available]

China 22 March 2001 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2001/02] (Mung bean case) 75A1 [translation available]

Belgium 29 January 2001 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Ieper
 

* Australia 17 November 2000 Supreme Court of Queensland (Downs Investments v. Perwaja Steel) 75B ; 75C

* Switzerland 15 September 2000 Bundesgericht [Federal Supreme Court] [4C.105/2000] 75A [translation available]

* China 10 August 2000 CIETAC Arbitration award 75A2 [translation available]

China 17 July 2000 Higher People's Court [Appellate Court] of He'nan Province (Minterrnet S.A. v. He'nan Local Product Import and Export Company) 75A [translation available]

Russia 6 June 2000 Arbitration award 406/1998 75A [translation available]

* Austria 28 April 2000 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 75A [translation available]

China 27 April 2000 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2000/05] (Wool case) 75A1 [translation available]

Germany 6 April 2000 Landgericht [District Court] München 75A [translation available]

* Austria 9 March 2000 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] [translation available]

* China 11 February 2000 CIETAC Arbitration award 75A2 [translation available]

China 1 February 2000 CIETAC Arbitration award [translation available]

* Spain 28 January 2000 Tribunal Supremo [Supreme Court] 75A [translation available]

* Russia 24 January 2000 Arbitration award 54/1999 [translation available]

* ICC 2000 International Court of Arbitration, Case 10329 75A1 [English text]
 

* ICC 20 December 1999 International Court of Arbitration (Copper cable case) 75C [translation available]

Denmark 10 November 1999 Veste Landsret [Western High Court] [translation available]

ICC August 1999 International Court of Arbitration, Case 9083 [translation available]

ICC July 1999 International Court of Arbitration, Case 9448 [English text]

China 4 June 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/28] (Industrial raw material case) 75A1 [translation available]

Hungary 25 May 1999 Budapest Arbitration award Vb 97142 75A

* Germany 27 April 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Naumburg [translation available]

China 12 April 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/22] (Bud rice dregs case) 75A2 [translation available]

China 8 April 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/21] (New Zealand raw wool case) 75A1 [translation available]

China 29 March 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/14] (Flanges case) 75A [translation available]

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

China 12 February 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/09] (Nickle plating production line equipment case) 75A [translation available]

* China 12 February 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/08] (Chrome plating production line equipment case) 75C [translation available]

* France 4 February 1999 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Grenoble 75A [translation available]

* Germany 13 January 1999 [Appellate Court] Bamberg 75A2 [translation available]

China 6 January 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/04] (Australian raw wool case) 75A1 [translation available]

ICC 1999 International Court of Arbitration, Case 10274 75A1 [English text]
 

China 25 December 1998 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1998/10] (Basic pig iron case) 75A2 [translation available]

* China 25 December 1998 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1998/11] (Pig iron case) 75A [translation available]

* Italy 11 December 1998 Corte di Appello [Appellate Court] Milano 75A [translation available]

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

Netherlands 2 October 1998 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] 's-Hertogenbosch (Malaysia Dairy Industries v. Dairex Holland) [translation available]

Taiwan 15 May 1998 Shangwu zhongcai xiehui [Business Arbitration Association]

Russia 5 March 1998 Arbitration award 160/197 75A [translation available]

Austria 12 February 1998 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] [translation available]
 

China 16 December 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/35] (Hot-dipped galvanized steel coils case) 75A1 [translation available]

* China 30 November 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/33] (Canned oranges case) 75A2 ; 75B1 [translation available]

China 8 October 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/29] (Industrial tallow case) 75A1 [translation available]

China 29 September 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/28] (Aluminum oxide case) 75A1 [translation available]

* Switzerland 26 September 1997 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Aargau (Cutlery case) 75A [translation available]

China 18 August 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/26] (Vitamin C case) 75B ; 75C1 [translation available]

China 21 July 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/22] (Yam-dyed fabric case) 75A1 [translation available]

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

China 22 May 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/13] (Soybean oil case) [translation available]

Netherlands 22 May 1997 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Rotterdam

* China 7 May 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/12] (Horsebean case) 75A2 [translation available]

China 30 April 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/10] (Molybdenum alloy) 75A1 [translation available]

China 24 April 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/09] (Oxidized aluminum case) [translation available]

China 11 April 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/05] (Silicon metal case) 75A [translation available]

China 6 March 1997 CIETAC Arbitration award 75A1 [translation available]

* Germany 28 February 1997 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamburg 75A2 [translation available]

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

Germany 31 January 1997 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Koblenz [translation available]

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

China 31 December 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/58] (High carbon tool steel case) 75A1 [translation available]

China 15 November 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/52] (Oxtetrecycline case) 75A2 [translation available]

China 10 October 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/45] (Petroleum coke case) 75A [translation available]

* ICC October 1996 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8740 75A [English text]

China 18 September 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/43] (Agricultural products case) 75B [translation available]

China 4 September 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/41] (Natural rubber case) 75A2 ; 75B [translation available]

* ICC September 1996 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8574 75A2 [English text]

China 16 August 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/39] (Dioctyl phthalate case) 75A1 [translation available]

China 30 July 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/33] (Ferro-molybdenum alloy case) 75B1 [translation available]

China 30 July 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/32] (Molybdenum iron case) 75A2 ; 75B [translation available]

China 12 July 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/30] (Nickel-plating machines production-line equipment case) 75A [translation available]

China 12 July 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/29] (Chromate plating machine case) 75A [translation available]

China 12 July 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/28] (Chrome-plating machines production-line equipment) 75A1 [translation available]

Netherlands 15 May 1996 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Amsterdam

China 29 March 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/15] (Caffeine case) 75A2 [translation available]

China 14 March 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/14] (Dried sweet potatoes case) 75A [translation available]

China 15 February 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/10] (Hot-rolled plates case) 75A1 [translation available]

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

China 5 February 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/07] (Antimony ingot case) 75A1 [translation available]

China 5 February 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/06] (Peanut case) 75B [translation available]
 

* United States 6 December 1995 Federal Appellate Court [2nd Circuit] (Delchi Carrier v. Rotorex) 75A

Russia 1 December 1995 Arbitration award 22/1995 75A [translation available]

Switzerland 30 November 1995 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug

Egypt 3 October 1995 Arbitration award (Cairo Chamber of Commerce & Industry) [translation available]

Germany 2 October 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg

China 18 September 1995 Chansha Intermediate People's Court (Skandinaviska v. Hunan Co) 75A2 [translation available]

Germany 21 August 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Ellwangen [translation available]

Austria 23 May 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Linz

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

Russia 25 April 1995 Arbitration award 142/1994 75A1 [translation available]

China 18 April 1995 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1995/06] (Clothes case) 75A2 [translation available]

* Russia 16 March 1995 Arbitration award 155/1994 75C1 [translation available]

* ICC March 1995 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7645 [English text]

* ICC 1995 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8128 75A2 ; 75B1 [translation available]

ICC 1995 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8204
 

* United States 9 September 1994 Federal District Court [Northern Dist. NY] (Delchi Carrier v. Rotorex) 75A

* Germany 14 January 1994 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf 75A1 ; 75C1 [translation available]

ICC 1994 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7565 [English text]

* ICC 1994 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7531 [English text]
 

China 26 October 1993 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1993/12] (Frozen beef case) 75A [translation available]

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

Germany 14 May 1993 Landgericht [District Court] Aachen [translation available]

Germany 28 April 1993 Landgericht [District Court] Krefeld 75A ; 75C

* China 1 April 1993 CIETAC Arbitration award 75C [translation available]

Germany 13 January 1993 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Saarbrücken (Doors case) [translation available]
 

* Germany 30 September 1992 Landgericht [District Court] Berlin 75A1 [translation available]

* Germany 22 September 1992 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm (Frozen bacon case) 75B [translation available]

* ICC 1992 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7585
 

* China 30 October 1991 CIETAC Arbitration award 75A [translation available]
 

China 13 June 1989 CIETAC Arbitration award [translation available]

* ICC 1989 International Court of Arbitration, Case 6281 75C1 [English text]
 


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