Status: Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 1958) (the "New York Convention")

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Signature

Ratification, Accession(*), Approval(†), Acceptance(‡) or Succession(§)

Entry into force

Afghanistan
(a), (c)
 
30/11/2004(*)
28/02/2005
Albania
 
 
27/06/2001(*)
25/09/2001
Algeria
(a), (c)
 
07/02/1989(*)
08/05/1989
Andorra
(a)
 
19/06/2015(*)
17/09/2015
Angola
 
 
06/03/2017(*)
04/06/2017
Antigua and Barbuda
(a), (c)
 
02/02/1989(*)
03/05/1989
Argentina
(a), (c)
26/08/1958
14/03/1989
12/06/1989
Armenia
(a), (c)
 
29/12/1997(*)
29/03/1998
Australia
 
 
26/03/1975(*)
24/06/1975
Austria
 
 
02/05/1961(*)
31/07/1961
Azerbaijan
 
 
29/02/2000(*)
29/05/2000
Bahamas
 
 
20/12/2006(*)
20/03/2007
Bahrain
(a), (c)
 
06/04/1988(*)
05/07/1988
Bangladesh
 
 
06/05/1992(*)
04/08/1992
Barbados
(a), (c)
 
16/03/1993(*)
14/06/1993
Belarus
(b)
29/12/1958
15/11/1960
13/02/1961
Belgium
(a)
10/06/1958
18/08/1975
16/11/1975
Benin
 
 
16/05/1974(*)
14/08/1974
Bhutan
(a), (c)
 
25/09/2014(*)
24/12/2014
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
 
 
28/04/1995(*)
27/07/1995
Bosnia and Herzegovina
(a), (c), (i)
 
01/09/1993(§)
06/03/1992
Botswana
(a), (c)
 
20/12/1971(*)
19/03/1972
Brazil
 
 
07/06/2002(*)
05/09/2002
Brunei Darussalam
(a)
 
25/07/1996(*)
23/10/1996
Bulgaria
(a), (b)
17/12/1958
10/10/1961
08/01/1962
Burkina Faso
 
 
23/03/1987(*)
21/06/1987
Burundi
(c)
 
23/06/2014(*)
21/09/2014
Cabo Verde
 
 
22/03/2018(*)
20/06/2018
Cambodia
 
 
05/01/1960(*)
04/04/1960
Cameroon
 
 
19/02/1988(*)
19/05/1988
Canada
(d)
 
12/05/1986(*)
10/08/1986
Central African Republic
(a), (c)
 
15/10/1962(*)
13/01/1963
Chile
 
 
04/09/1975(*)
03/12/1975
China
(a), (c), (h)
 
22/01/1987(*)
22/04/1987
Colombia
 
 
25/09/1979(*)
24/12/1979
Comoros
 
 
28/04/2015(*)
27/07/2015
Cook Islands
 
 
12/01/2009(*)
12/04/2009
Costa Rica
 
10/06/1958
26/10/1987
24/01/1988
Côte d'Ivoire
 
 
01/02/1991(*)
02/05/1991
Croatia
(a), (c), (i)
 
26/07/1993(§)
08/10/1991
Cuba
(a), (c)
 
30/12/1974(*)
30/03/1975
Cyprus
(a), (c)
 
29/12/1980(*)
29/03/1981
Czechia
(a), (b)
 
30/09/1993(§)
01/01/1993
Democratic Republic of the Congo
 
 
05/11/2014(*)
03/02/2015
Denmark
(a), (c), (f)
 
22/12/1972(*)
22/03/1973
Djibouti
(a), (c)
 
14/06/1983(§)
27/06/1977
Dominica
 
 
28/10/1988(*)
26/01/1989
Dominican Republic
 
 
11/04/2002(*)
10/07/2002
Ecuador
(a), (c)
17/12/1958
03/01/1962
03/04/1962
Egypt
 
 
09/03/1959(*)
07/06/1959
El Salvador
 
10/06/1958
26/02/1998
27/05/1998
Estonia
 
 
30/08/1993(*)
28/11/1993
Fiji
 
 
27/09/2010(*)
26/12/2010
Finland
 
29/12/1958
19/01/1962
19/04/1962
France
(a)
25/11/1958
26/06/1959
24/09/1959
Gabon
 
 
15/12/2006(*)
15/03/2007
Georgia
 
 
02/06/1994(*)
31/08/1994
Germany
 
10/06/1958
30/06/1961
28/09/1961
Ghana
 
 
09/04/1968(*)
08/07/1968
Greece
(a), (c)
 
16/07/1962(*)
14/10/1962
Guatemala
(a), (c)
 
21/03/1984(*)
19/06/1984
Guinea
 
 
23/01/1991(*)
23/04/1991
Guyana
 
 
25/09/2014(*)
24/12/2014
Haiti
 
 
05/12/1983(*)
04/03/1984
Holy See
(a), (c)
 
14/05/1975(*)
12/08/1975
Honduras
(a), (c)
 
03/10/2000(*)
01/01/2001
Hungary
(a), (c)
 
05/03/1962(*)
03/06/1962
Iceland
 
 
24/01/2002(*)
24/04/2002
India
(a), (c)
10/06/1958
13/07/1960
11/10/1960
Indonesia
(a), (c)
 
07/10/1981(*)
05/01/1982
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
(a), (c)
 
15/10/2001(*)
13/01/2002
Ireland
(a)
 
12/05/1981(*)
10/08/1981
Israel
 
10/06/1958
05/01/1959
07/06/1959
Italy
 
 
31/01/1969(*)
01/05/1969
Jamaica
(a), (c)
 
10/07/2002(*)
08/10/2002
Japan
(a)
 
20/06/1961(*)
18/09/1961
Jordan
 
10/06/1958
15/11/1979
13/02/1980
Kazakhstan
 
 
20/11/1995(*)
18/02/1996
Kenya
(a)
 
10/02/1989(*)
11/05/1989
Kuwait
(a)
 
28/04/1978(*)
27/07/1978
Kyrgyzstan
 
 
18/12/1996(*)
18/03/1997
Lao People's Democratic Republic
 
 
17/06/1998(*)
15/09/1998
Latvia
 
 
14/04/1992(*)
13/07/1992
Lebanon
(a)
 
11/08/1998(*)
09/11/1998
Lesotho
 
 
13/06/1989(*)
11/09/1989
Liberia
 
 
16/09/2005(*)
15/12/2005
Liechtenstein
(a)
 
07/07/2011(*)
05/10/2011
Lithuania
(b)
 
14/03/1995(*)
12/06/1995
Luxembourg
(a)
11/11/1958
09/09/1983
08/12/1983
Madagascar
(a), (c)
 
16/07/1962(*)
14/10/1962
Malaysia
(a), (c)
 
05/11/1985(*)
03/02/1986
Mali
 
 
08/09/1994(*)
07/12/1994
Malta
(a), (i)
 
22/06/2000(*)
20/09/2000
Marshall Islands
 
 
21/12/2006(*)
21/03/2007
Mauritania
 
 
30/01/1997(*)
30/04/1997
Mauritius
 
 
19/06/1996(*)
17/09/1996
Mexico
 
 
14/04/1971(*)
13/07/1971
Monaco
(a), (c)
31/12/1958
02/06/1982
31/08/1982
Mongolia
(a), (c)
 
24/10/1994(*)
22/01/1995
Montenegro
(a), (c), (i)
 
23/10/2006(§)
03/06/2006
Morocco
(a)
 
12/02/1959(*)
07/06/1959
Mozambique
(a)
 
11/06/1998(*)
09/09/1998
Myanmar
 
 
16/04/2013(*)
15/07/2013
Nepal
(a), (c)
 
04/03/1998(*)
02/06/1998
Netherlands
(a), (e)
10/06/1958
24/04/1964
23/07/1964
New Zealand
(a)
 
06/01/1983(*)
06/04/1983
Nicaragua
 
 
24/09/2003(*)
23/12/2003
Niger
 
 
14/10/1964(*)
12/01/1965
Nigeria
(a), (c)
 
17/03/1970(*)
15/06/1970
North Macedonia
(c), (i)
 
10/03/1994(§)
17/11/1991
Norway
(a), (j)
 
14/03/1961(*)
12/06/1961
Oman
 
 
25/02/1999(*)
26/05/1999
Pakistan
(a)
30/12/1958
14/07/2005
12/10/2005
Panama
 
 
10/10/1984(*)
08/01/1985
Papua New Guinea
 
 
17/07/2019(*)
15/10/2019
Paraguay
 
 
08/10/1997(*)
06/01/1998
Peru
 
 
07/07/1988(*)
05/10/1988
Philippines
(a), (c)
10/06/1958
06/07/1967
04/10/1967
Poland
(a), (c)
10/06/1958
03/10/1961
01/01/1962
Portugal
(a)
 
18/10/1994(*)
16/01/1995
Qatar
 
 
30/12/2002(*)
30/03/2003
Republic of Korea
(a), (c)
 
08/02/1973(*)
09/05/1973
Republic of Moldova
(a), (i)
 
18/09/1998(*)
17/12/1998
Romania
(a), (b), (c)
 
13/09/1961(*)
12/12/1961
Russian Federation
(b)
29/12/1958
24/08/1960
22/11/1960
Rwanda
 
 
31/10/2008(*)
29/01/2009
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
(a), (c)
 
12/09/2000(*)
11/12/2000
San Marino
 
 
17/05/1979(*)
15/08/1979
Sao Tome and Principe
 
 
20/11/2012(*)
18/02/2013
Saudi Arabia
(a)
 
19/04/1994(*)
18/07/1994
Senegal
 
 
17/10/1994(*)
15/01/1995
Serbia
(a), (c), (i)
 
12/03/2001(§)
27/04/1992
Singapore
(a)
 
21/08/1986(*)
19/11/1986
Slovakia
(a), (b)
 
28/05/1993(§)
01/01/1993
Slovenia
(i)
 
06/07/1992(§)
25/06/1991
South Africa
 
 
03/05/1976(*)
01/08/1976
Spain
 
 
12/05/1977(*)
10/08/1977
Sri Lanka
 
30/12/1958
09/04/1962
08/07/1962
State of Palestine
 
 
02/01/2015(*)
02/04/2015
Sudan
 
 
26/03/2018(*)
24/06/2018
Sweden
 
23/12/1958
28/01/1972
27/04/1972
Switzerland
 
29/12/1958
01/06/1965
30/08/1965
Syrian Arab Republic
 
 
09/03/1959(*)
07/06/1959
Tajikistan
(a), (i), (j)
 
14/08/2012(*)
12/11/2012
Thailand
 
 
21/12/1959(*)
20/03/1960
Trinidad and Tobago
(a), (c)
 
14/02/1966(*)
15/05/1966
Tunisia
(a), (c)
 
17/07/1967(*)
15/10/1967
Turkey
(a), (c)
 
02/07/1992(*)
30/09/1992
Uganda
(a)
 
12/02/1992(*)
12/05/1992
Ukraine
(b)
29/12/1958
10/10/1960
08/01/1961
United Arab Emirates
 
 
21/08/2006(*)
19/11/2006
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
(a), (g)
 
24/09/1975(*)
23/12/1975
United Republic of Tanzania
(a)
 
13/10/1964(*)
11/01/1965
United States of America
(a), (c)
 
30/09/1970(*)
29/12/1970
Uruguay
 
 
30/03/1983(*)
28/06/1983
Uzbekistan
 
 
07/02/1996(*)
07/05/1996
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
(a), (c)
 
08/02/1995(*)
09/05/1995
Viet Nam
(a), (b), (c)
 
12/09/1995(*)
11/12/1995
Zambia
 
 
14/03/2002(*)
12/06/2002
Zimbabwe
 
 
29/09/1994(*)
28/12/1994

Parties: 160

Notes

(a) This State will apply the Convention only to recognition and enforcement of awards made in the territory of another contracting State.

(b) With regard to awards made in the territory of non-contracting States, this State will apply the Convention only to the extent to which those States grant reciprocal treatment.

(c) This State will apply the Convention only to differences arising out of legal relationships, whether contractual or not, that are considered commercial under the national law.

(d) Canada declared that it would apply the Convention only to differences arising out of legal relationships, whether contractual or not, that were considered commercial under the laws of Canada, except in the case of the Province of Quebec, where the law did not provide for such limitation.

(e) On 24 April 1964, the Netherlands declared that the Convention shall apply to the Netherlands Antilles.

(f) On 10 February 1976, Denmark declared that the Convention shall apply to the Faeroe Islands and Greenland.

(g) On 24 February 2014, the United Kingdom submitted a notification to extend territorial application of the Convention to the British Virgin Islands. For the following territories, the United Kingdom has submitted notifications extending territorial application and declaring that the Convention shall apply only to the recognition and enforcement of awards made in the territory of another Contracting State: Gibraltar (24 September 1975), Isle of Man (22 February 1979), Bermuda (14 November 1979), Cayman Islands (26 November 1980), Guernsey (19 April 1985), Bailiwick of Jersey (28 May 2002).

(h) Upon resumption of sovereignty over Hong Kong on 1 July 1997, the Government of China extended the territorial application of the Convention to Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, subject to the statement originally made by China upon accession to the Convention. On 19 July 2005, China declared that the Convention shall apply to the Macao Special Administrative Region of China, subject to the statement originally made by China upon accession to the Convention.

Reservations or other notifications

(i) This State formulated a reservation with regards to retroactive application of the Convention.

(j) This State formulated a reservation with regards to the application of the Convention in cases concerning immovable property.