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Article 76

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 76 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 41 cases in its 2008 and 2012 Digests of Art. 76 case law:

Australia       1      Germany      9                                                   
Austria        5      ICC          3                                                    
China  17      Russian Federation          4                                                
Estonia         1    Switzerland        1                                                  
                TOTAL      41                                                    

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 76 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 76 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 9 January 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.

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.
 

Switzerland 16 July 2012 Federal Supreme Court (Spinning Plant case)

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) 76A
 

Switzerland 8 November 2011 Obergericht [Canton Appellate Court] Zug (Spinning mill case) 76B1

United States 14 February 2011 Federal Appellate Court [8th Circuit] (Dingxi Longhai Dairy, Ltd. v. Becwood Technology Group L.L.C. 76B

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.) 76A ; 76B ; 76D
 

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

Germany 9 July 2010 OLG Düsseldorf (Orange juice case) 76A ; 76B ; 76C ; 76D

Argentina 24 June 2010 CN Buenos Aires (Sanovo International S.A. v. Ovoprot International S.A. S / Ordinario) 76B

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

Switzerland 14 December 2009 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug (Spinning company case)

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

United States 29 May 2009 Federal District Court [New York] (Doolim Corp. v. R Doll LLC et al.) 76B

Spain 10 March 2009 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Madrid (Wine case) [translation available]

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

Poland 9 October 2008 Supreme Court (Coke fuel case)

United States 1 July 2008 U.S. District Court [Minnesota] (Dingxi Longhai Dairy, Ltd v. Becwood Technology Group, L.L.C.)

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

Germany 14 February 2008 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Karlsruhe (Antique Jaguar sport car case) 76B [translation available]

* China 9 January 2008 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2008/02] (Metallic silicon case) 76B [translation available]
 

Serbia 1 October 2007 Foreign Trade Court of Arbitration, Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Timber case) 76A ; 76B [translation available]

* China October 2007 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2007/03] (CD-R and DVD-R production line systems case) 76B [translation available]
 

China May 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/06] (Canned oranges case) 76B [translation available]

China March 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/23] (Australian barley case) [translation available]
 

China 15 September 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/15] (Wool and Wooltop case) 76B [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]

China 25 May 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/09] (Iron ore case) 76B [translation available]

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

* China 29 September 2004 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2004/05] (India rapeseed meal case) 76B [translation available]

* Germany 15 September 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München 76B [translation available]

* China September 2004 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2004/07] (Steel products case) 76B [English text]

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

Ukraine 15 April 2004 Tribunal of International Commercial Arbitration, Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce & Trade [translation available]

* Estonia 19 February 2004 Ringkonnakohus [Appellate Court] Tallinn 76B [translation available]
 

Spain 5 November 2003 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Vizcaya

* China 26 June 2003 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2003/10] (Alumina case) 76B [translation available]

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

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

Austria 11 July 2002 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court]

Germany 1 July 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [translation available]

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

* Germany 20 February 2002 Landgericht [District Court] München 76A [translation available]

* Austria 24 January 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Graz 76B [translation available]
 

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

Russia 6 June 2000 Arbitration award 406/1998 76B [translation available]

* Austria 28 April 2000 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 76D [translation available]

Germany 6 April 2000 Landgericht [District Court] München 76B [translation available]

* China 11 February 2000 CIETAC Arbitration award 76B ; 76C [translation available]

* China 1 February 2000 CIETAC Arbitration award 76A ; 76B ; 76C ; 76D [translation available]

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

* Germany 26 November 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamburg [translation available]

Denmark 10 November 1999 Veste Landsret [Western High Court]

* Germany 28 October 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Braunschweig [translation available]

* Switzerland 21 October 1999 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug 76B1 [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 30 June 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/30] (Peppermint oil case) 76B [translation available]

China June 1999 PRC Arbitration award 76B [translation available]

China 28 May 1999 CIETAC Arbitration award 76B [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) 76A [translation available]

China 1 March 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/12] (Canned mandarin oranges case) 76B [translation available]

China 6 January 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/04] (Australian raw wool case) 76A [translation available]
 

* China 25 December 1998 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1998/10] (Basic pig iron case) 76B ; 76C [translation available]

Russia 22 October 1998 Arbitration award 196/1997

* Germany 2 September 1998 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Celle 76B [translation available]

* Russia 5 March 1998 Arbitration award 160/1997 76B [translation available]

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

* China 30 November 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/33] (Canned oranges case) 76B ; 76C [translation available]

Switzerland 28 October 1997 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Valais

China 18 August 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/26] (Vitamin C case) 76B ; 76C [translation available]

China 5 August 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/25] (Cold-rolled coils case) 76B [translation available]

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

* Germany 4 July 1997 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamburg 76B1 [translation available]

Netherlands 22 May 1997 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Rotterdam

* China 24 April 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/09] (Oxidized aluminum case) 76B [translation available]

China 4 April 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/04] (Black melon seeds case) 76B [translation available]

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

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

ICC 1997 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8782 [English text]
 

Belgium 16 December 1996 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Kortrijk 76B

* ICC November 1996 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8502 76B ; 76C1 [English text]

* ICC October 1996 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8740 76A [English text]

China 4 September 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/41] (Natural rubber case) 76A [translation available]

* ICC September 1996 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8574 76A [English text]

China 30 July 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/32] (Molybdenum iron case) 76B [translation available]

China 30 July 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/33] (Ferro-molybdenum alloy case) 76B [translation available]

Netherlands 15 May 1996 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Amsterdam

China 2 May 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/21] ("FeMo" alloy case) 76B [translation available]

China 29 March 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/15] (Caffeine case) 76B1 [translation available]

* Germany 21 March 1996 Hamburg Arbitration award [translation available]

China 14 March 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/14] (Dried sweet potatoes case) 76B [translation available]

Russia 12 March 1996 Arbitration award 218/1995

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

* China 5 February 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/06] (Peanut case) 76B [translation available]

China 30 January 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/05] (Compound fertilizer case) 76B [translation available]

China 12 January 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/03] (Scrap copper case) 76B [translation available]

ICC 1996 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8501
 

* Russia 19 December 1995 Arbitration award 133/1994 76B [translation available]

* Austria 9 November 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Graz 76B [translation available]

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

Austria 28 June 1995 Landesgericht [District Court] Graz

Austria 23 May 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Linz

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

China 23 April 1995 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1995/07] (Australian raw wool case) 76B [translation available]

Russia 3 April 1995 Arbitration Court of Moscow City 76B1 [translation available]

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

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

Russia 3 March 1995 Arbitration award 309/1993
 

China 25 October 1994 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1994/13] (High tensile steel bars case) [translation available]

China 19 September 1994 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1994/11] (Steel case) 76B [translation available]

* China 20 February 1994 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1994/03] (Cysteine case) 76A1 [translation available]

* Germany 14 January 1994 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf 76B

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

China 26 October 1993 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1993/12] (Frozen beef case) 76A [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 76B

* China 1 April 1993 CIETAC Arbitration award 76B [translation available]

* China 20 January 1993 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1993/04] (Ferrosilicon case) 76B1 [translation available]

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

* Germany 22 September 1992 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm (Frozen bacon case) 76B [translation available]

China 1992 CIETAC Arbitration award
 

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

Germany 2 September 1991 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Celle 76B

* China 18 April 1991 [date claim filed] Shenzhen CIETAC Arbitration award 76B [translation available]

Germany 18 January 1991 Landgericht [District Court] Bielefeld
 

China 13 June 1989 CIETAC Arbitration award [translation available]
 


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