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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

China 1 April 1993 CIETAC Arbitration proceeding (Steel products case) [translation available]
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/930401c1.html]

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


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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19930401 (1 April 1993)

JURISDICTION: Arbitration ; China

TRIBUNAL: China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission [CIETAC] (PRC)

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

DATABASE ASSIGNED DOCKET NUMBER: CISG/1993/02

CASE NAME: Unavailable

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: United States (respondent)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: People's Republic of China (claimant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Steel products


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes [Article 1(1)(a)]

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: 19 ; 74 ; 75 ; 76 [Also relevant: Article 18 ]

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

19B ["Acceptance" of offer with immaterial modifications];

74A ; 74B [General rules for measuring damages: loss suffered as consequence of breach; Forseeability of loss];

75C [Damages established by substitute transaction, damages recoverable: difference between contract price and price in substitute transaction];

76B [Damages recoverable based on current price]

Descriptors: Acceptance of offer ; Damages ; Forseeability of damages ; Cover transactions

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Editorial remarks

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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=429&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Chinese): China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, CIETAC awards (1995) No. 75 [309-316]; see also Zhong Guo Guo Ji Jing Mao Yi Zhong Cai Wei Yuan Hui Cai Jue Shu Hui Bian [Compilation of CIETAC Arbitration Awards] (May 2004) 1995 vol., p. 263

Translation (English): Selected Works of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Awards (1963-1988) updated to 1993: Authorised English Version (Hong Kong/London: Sweet & Maxwell: 1995), No. 75 = CISG and China: Theory and Practice, Michael R. Will ed., Faculté de droit, Université de Genève (1999) 94-101; Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=429&step=FullText>

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Petrochilos, Arbitration Conflict of Laws Rules and the CISG (1999) n.8; Dong WU, CIETAC's Practice on the CISG, at n.35, Nordic Journal of Commercial Law (2/2005)

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