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China 31 December 1992 Xiamen Intermediate People's Court of Fujian (Lian Zhong v. Xiamen Trade)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/921231c1.html]

Primary source(s) for case presentation: Michael R. Will; Unilex abstract


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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19921231 (31 December 1992)

JURISDICTION: China

TRIBUNAL: Xiamen Intermediate People's Court of Fujian (PRC)

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: Unavailable

CASE NAME: Lian Zhong v. Xiamen Trade

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Hong Kong (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: China (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Fish meal


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 53 ; 54 ; 74 ; 78

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

53A [Obligation to pay price of goods];

54A [Obligation to pay includes enabling steps: Letter of Credit];

74A1 [General rules for measuring damages: loss suffered as consequence of breach includes loss of profit];

78A [Interest on delay in receiving price, buyer obligated to pay]

Descriptors: Price ; Letters of credit ; Damages ; Profits, loss of ; Interest

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Citations to case abstracts, texts, and commentaries

CITATIONS TO ABSTRACTS OF DECISION

(a) UNCITRAL abstract: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

English: Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=212&step=Abstract> = CISG and China: Theory and Practice, Michael R. Will ed., Faculté de droit, Université de Genève (1999) 77

Italian: [1998] Diritto del Commercio Internazionale 1077-1078 No. 176 [cited as 31 December 1990]

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language: (Chinese) Guo Jiufenan ed., Analysis of Modern Chinese Commercial Disputes with Foreign Elements (Peking 1995) 132-136; CISG-China Case [IPC/01]: <http://aff.whu.edu.cn/cisgchina/en/news_view.asp?newsid=77>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Honnold, Uniform Law for International Sales (1999) 455 [Art. 74 (damages, loss of profit)] [cited as 31 December 1990]; Article 78 and rate of interest: Mazzotta, Endless disagreement among commentators, much less among courts (2004) [citing this case and 275 other court and arbitral rulings]; Fan Yang, The Application of the CISG in the Current PRC Law and CIETAC Arbitration Practice (December 2006) n. 77

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