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Article 80

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 80 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 20 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 80 case law:

Austria       1      ICC      2    Switzerland          1                    
China        1      Israel          1     Ukraine          1                    
Germany   12    Poland          1     TOTAL      20                    

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 80 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 80 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 26 September 2012 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.

Germany 24 September 2014 Federal Supreme Court (Tools case)

Netherlands 30 July 2014 District Court Gelderland (Trucks case)

France 3 October 2013 Cour d'appel de Rouen 80A

Germany 24 April 2013 Provincial Court of Appeal (Printed work case)

Germany 5 February 2013 Appellate Court Brandenburg (Beer case) 80A

Germany 26 September 2012 Supreme Court (Clay case) 80A2 [translation available]

Austria 22 November 2011 Supreme Court (Video surveillance system case)

France 8 November 2011 Supreme Court (Press Brakes case)

France 13 September 2011 Supreme Court (Production Line case)

Slovenia 13 September 2011 Vrhovno sodišče [Supreme Court]

Austria 18 May 2011 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Linz (Video surveillance system case)

Germany 24 February 2011 Appellate Court Koblenz (Clay case)

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

* Germany 25 January 2008 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamburg (Café inventory case) [translation available]

* China 9 January 2008 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2008/02] (Metallic silicon case) 80A [translation available]

China October 2007 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2007/03] (CD-R and DVD-R production line systems case) 80A [translation available]

China 30 June 2007 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2007/04] (Color concrete block production line case) 80A [translation available]

* Poland 11 May 2007 Supreme Court (Shoe leather case) 80A [translation available]

China 14 February 2007 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2007/02] (Bellows forming machine case) 80A [translation available]

China September 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/10] (Printing machine case) 80A [translation available]

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

China April 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/20] (Water heater production line case) [translation available]

China 23 February 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/25] (Microwave defrosting lines case) 80A [translation available]

* Ukraine 15 February 2006 Arbitration Award (Coal case) 80A [translation available]

Ukraine 13 February 2006 Tribunal of International Commercial Arbitration, Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce & Trade 80A [translation available]

Russia 26 January 2006 Arbitration Award 53/2005 (Medicine case) 80A [translation available]

Russia 28 December 2005 Arbitration Award 82/2005 [translation available]

China 7 December 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2005/05] (Heaters case) 80A [translation available]

China 21 October 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/19] (FFS production line case) 80A [translation available]

China October 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/24] (Filling and sealing machine case) 80A [translation available]

China 25 May 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/09] (Iron ore case) 80A [translation available]

China 24 February 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/07] (Pork case) 80A [translation available]

Belgium 25 January 2005 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Tongeren (Scaforn International BV & Orion Metal BVBA v. Exma CPI SA) 80A [translation available]

China 2005 Guangdong Higher People's Court [Appellate Court] (Possehl (HK) Limited v. China Metals & Minerals Import & Export (Shenshen) Corporation) [translation available]

Russia 29 December 2004 Arbitration Award 189/2003 80A2 [translation available]

Russia 21 December 2004 Arbitration Award 39/2003

Russia 12 November 2004 Arbitration Award 174/2003 [translation available]

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

Germany 6 October 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Frankfurt 80A [translation available]

Ukraine 23 September 2004 Arbitration Award (Foodstuff) 80A [translation available]

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

China 18 December 2003 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2003/12] (AOE and PECVD machines case) 80A [translation available]

China 6 October 2003 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2003/11] (Cutting machine case) 80A [translation available]

Netherlands 29 January 2003 Rechtbank [District Court] Zwolle

* ICC 2003 International Court of Arbitration, Case 11849 (Fashion products case) 80A [English text]

China 27 December 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/29] (Medicine manufacturing equipment case) 80A [translation available]

China 13 September 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/07] (Velvet clothes case) 80A [translation available]

China 9 August 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/21] (Yellow phosphorus case) 80A [translation available]

Germany 1 July 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München 80A [translation available]

Ukraine 21 June 2002 Chamber of Commerce & Trade Arbitration proceeding 80A2 [translation available]

Germany 20 February 2002 Landgericht [District Court] München 80A [translation available]

ICC 2002 International Court of Arbitration, Case 10377 (Textile product machines case) 80A [English text]

Germany 21 December 2001 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg (Natural stones case) 80A [translation available]

Italy 28 September 2001 Milan Arbitration proceeding (Steel wire case) 80A [English text]

China 11 January 2001 Supreme Court of the People's Republic of China (Singapore Da Guang Group. v. Jiangsu Machines Import & Export Ltd.) 80A [translation available]

China 11 January 2000 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2000/07] (Aureomycin case) 80A [translation available]

China 10 August 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 1999/35] (Raincoat case) 80A [translation available]

Russia 10 June 1999 Arbitration award 55/1998 80A [translation available]

China 5 April 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/19] (Air conditioner equipment case) 80A [translation available]

China 30 March 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/16] (Flanges case) [translation available]

China 29 March 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/14] (Flanges case) 80A [translation available]

Switzerland 10 February 1999 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Zürich [translation available]

* Germany 25 November 1998 Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court] [translation available]

Russia 24 November 1998 Arbitration award 96/1998 80A [translation available]

Russia 11 September 1998 Arbitration award 407/1996 80A [translation available]

Russia 22 January 1998 Arbitration award 102/1997 80A [translation available]

China 16 December 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/35] (Hot-dipped galvanized steel coils case) 80A [translation available]

China 15 December 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/34] (Hot rolled coils case) 80A [translation available]

* ICC December 1997 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8817 80A [translation available]

* Germany 9 July 1997 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [7 U 2070/97] 80A2 [translation available]

* Germany 25 June 1997 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Karlsruhe 80A2 [translation available]

Germany 24 April 1997 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf 80A [translation available]

* Germany 31 January 1997 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Koblenz 80A [translation available]

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

China 18 November 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/53] (Steel channels case) 80A [translation available]

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

China 8 August 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/36] (Diaper machine case) 80A2 [translation available]

* Switzerland 31 May 1996 Arbitration ZHK 273/1995 [Zürich Chamber of Commerce] 80A [English text]

Germany 19 April 1996 Landgericht [District Court] Aachen

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

Russia 19 March 1996 Arbitration award 88/1995 [translation available]

China 15 February 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/10] (Hot-rolled plates case) 80A [translation available]

* Austria 6 February 1996 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 80A [translation available]

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

Belarus 5 October 1995 Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry International Court of Arbitration Case No. 24/13-95 (ATT v.Armco) 80A2 [translation available]

Germany 21 September 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Kassel (Wooden poles case) 80A [translation available]

* Germany 23 June 1995 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] München 80A [translation available]

Switzerland 26 April 1995 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Zürich [translation available]

* Germany 15 February 1995 Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court] [translation available]

* Germany 8 February 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [7 U 1720/94] 80A [translation available]

* Germany 18 November 1993 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf

* Israel 22 August 1993 Supreme Court (Examin v. Textile and Footware) [translation available]

* Germany 9 July 1992 Landgericht [District Court] Düsseldorf 80A

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