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United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Host Institution United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Members Contracting Parties/Signatories
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Dates Entry into force: January 1, 1988 Adopted: April 11, 1980 [ Vienna ] Subject Matter Industrial Designs, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Industrial Property Notes IP provisions: Articles 41, 42 and II. Explanatory Note/Part Three A. 24
Available Texts Treaty Text (1 Text) Treaty Text (1 Text) United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Authentic text) Dates Entry into force: January 1, 1988 Date of Text: April 11, 1980 Available Texts Arabic  اتفاقية الأمم المتحدة بشأن عقود البيع الدولي للبضائع (النص الأصلي)  PDF English  United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Authentic text)  PDF Spanish  Convención de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Contratos de Compraventa Internacional de Mercaderías (Texto auténtico)  PDF French  Convention des Nations Unies sur les contrats de vente internationale de marchandises (Texte authentique)  PDF Russian  Конвенция Организации Объединенных Наций о договорах международной купли-продажи товаров (Подлинный текст)  PDF Chinese  联合国国际货物销售合同公约 (地道文本)  PDF