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Article 88

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 88 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 15 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 88 case law:

Austria       1      Iran-US         1     Spain          1                    
China        2      Russian Federation      2    Switzerland          1                    
Germany       3    Serbia          1     United States          1                    
ICC          1     Slovenia          1     TOTAL      15                    

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 88 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 88 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 19 May 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 on the cases.

Germany 24 September 2014 Federal Supreme Court (Tools case) 88C

Denmark 26 February 2010 Maritime and Commercial Court Copenhagen (Diesel jeans case)

Slovak Republic 28 October 2008 Supreme Court (Wafers case) [translation available]

* United States 19 May 2008 U.S. District Court [California] (The Rice Corporation v. Grain Board of Iraq) 88A1

Germany 5 December 2006 Landgericht [District Court] Köln (Plastic faceplates for mobile telephones case) 88A3 [translation available]

China September 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/08] (Air purifier case) [translation available]

Netherlands 21 March 2006 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] Arnhem (Toys case)

* Slovenia 14 December 2005 Higher Court [Appellate Court] Lujubljana (Door and door jamb case) 88B3 [translation available]

China 7 April 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2005/01] (Cotton gin motes case) 88A [translation available]

Finland 31 May 2004 Hovioikeus hovrätt [Appellate Court] Helsinki (Chemicals case) 88A1 [editorial analysis available]

Germany 28 August 2003 Landgericht [District Court] Düsseldorf [translation available]

Belgium 12 May 2003 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Gent 88A3

* Spain 22 January 2003 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Navarra 88A3

China 18 December 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/14] (Sausage casing case) 88A ; 88B ; 88C [translation available]

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

China 4 November 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/08] (Beech log case) 88A2 [translation available]

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

Netherlands 12 April 2002 Hoge Raad [Supreme Court]

* Serbia 25 May 2001 Foreign Trade Court of Arbitration, Yugoslav Chamber of Commerce (Berries case) 88A1 [translation available]

* Russia 10 February 2000 Arbitration Award No. 340/1999 88B [translation available]

China 17 December 1999 Rizho Intermediate People's Court 88A ; 88B [translation available]

* Germany 26 November 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamburg 88C [translation available]

* Germany 28 October 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Braunschweig 88A [translation available]

China 20 July 1999 Supreme Court of the PRC (Zheng Hong Li Ltd. Hong Kong v. Jill Bert Ltd. Swiss) [translation available]

ICC March 1999 International Court of Arbitration, Case 9978

* Germany 29 December 1998 Hamburg Arbitration award [translation available]

Russia 17 November 1998 Arbitration award 164/1996 88A1 [translation available]

Denmark 4 November 1998 Randers Byret [County Court] (Christmas tree case) [translation available]

* China 22 June 1998 Shanghai Second Intermediate People's Court [District Court] (China Yitou Group Company. v. Germany Gerhard Freyso LTD GmbH & Co.) 88A ; 88C [translation available]

China 8 September 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/27] (BOPP film case) 88B [translation available]

China 26 October 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/49] (Cotton bath towel case) 88A ; 88B [translation available]

China 8 March 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/12] (Old boxboard corrugated cartons case) 88B3 [translation available]

Switzerland 30 November 1995 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug

* Russia 25 April 1995 Arbitration award 142/1994 88A [translation available]

China 10 March 1995 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1995/03] (Polyethylene film case) 88C [translation available]

China December 1994 Fujian Higher People's Court [Appellate Court] [translation available]

China 29 September 1994 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1994/12] (Umbrella case) 88C [translation available]

* Switzerland 17 May 1994 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Vaud 88A [translation available]

China 7 March 1994 Guadong Higher People's Court (Zhanjiang Textiles v. Xian Da Fashion)

* ICC 1994 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7531 88A [English text]

China 9 January 1993 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1993/03] (Linseed cake case) 88A [translation available]

ICC 1992 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7197

* China 6 June 1991 [date claim filed] Shenzhen CIETAC Arbitration award 88A ; 88B2 [translation available]

* Iran/U.S. Claims Tribunal 28 July 1989 (Watkins-Johnson v. Islamic Republic of Iran) 88A1 ; 88A3 ; 88C

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