MALLAT, Chibli [Lebanon]
2000. Commercial Law in the Middle East: Between Classical Transactions and Modern Business, 48
American Journal of Comparative Law (2000) 81-141 [Its introductory quotation summarizes the possible
relevance of this commentary to a bibliography of CISG citations: "What matters in all things is usage."
Sarakhsi, The Book of Sale, 11th century. Mallat's commentary can be relevant to CISG transactions
involving Middle East persons to the extent usages trump the CISG as authorized by Article 9 of the