Status: United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna, 1980) (CISG)

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All dates: DD/MM/YYYY

State

Notes

Signature

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

Entry into force

Albania
 
 
13/05/2009(*)
01/06/2010
Argentina
(a)
 
19/07/1983(*)
01/01/1988
Armenia
(a), (b)
 
02/12/2008(*)
01/01/2010
Australia
 
 
17/03/1988(*)
01/04/1989
Austria
 
11/04/1980
29/12/1987
01/01/1989
Azerbaijan
 
 
03/05/2016(*)
01/06/2017
Bahrain
 
 
25/09/2013(*)
01/10/2014
Belarus
(a)
 
09/10/1989(*)
01/11/1990
Belgium
 
 
31/10/1996(*)
01/11/1997
Benin
 
 
29/07/2011(*)
01/08/2012
Bosnia and Herzegovina
 
 
12/01/1994(§)
06/03/1992
Brazil
 
 
04/03/2013(*)
01/04/2014
Bulgaria
 
 
09/07/1990(*)
01/08/1991
Burundi
 
 
04/09/1998(*)
01/10/1999
Cameroon
 
 
11/10/2017(*)
01/11/2018
Canada
(c)
 
23/04/1991(*)
01/05/1992
Chile
(a)
11/04/1980
07/02/1990
01/03/1991
China
(b)
30/09/1981
11/12/1986(†)
01/01/1988
Colombia
 
 
10/07/2001(*)
01/08/2002
Congo
 
 
11/06/2014(*)
01/07/2015
Costa Rica
 
 
12/07/2017(*)
01/08/2018
Croatia
 
 
08/06/1998(§)
08/10/1991
Cuba
 
 
02/11/1994(*)
01/12/1995
Cyprus
 
 
07/03/2005(*)
01/04/2006
Czechia
 
 
29/12/1980(*)
29/03/1981
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
(a)
 
27/03/2019(*)
01/04/2020
Denmark
(d)
26/05/1981
14/02/1989
01/03/1990
Dominican Republic
 
 
07/06/2010(*)
01/07/2011
Ecuador
 
 
27/01/1992(*)
01/02/1993
Egypt
 
 
06/12/1982(*)
01/01/1988
El Salvador
 
 
27/11/2006(*)
01/12/2007
Estonia
 
 
20/09/1993(*)
01/10/1994
Fiji
 
 
07/06/2017
01/07/2018
Finland
(d)
26/05/1981
15/12/1987
01/01/1989
France
 
27/08/1981
06/08/1982(†)
01/01/1988
Gabon
 
 
15/12/2004(*)
01/01/2006
Georgia
 
 
16/08/1994(*)
01/09/1995
Germany
(e)
26/05/1981
21/12/1989
01/01/1991
Ghana
 
11/04/1980
 
 
Greece
 
 
12/01/1998(*)
01/02/1999
Guatemala
 
 
11/12/2019(*)
01/01/2021
Guinea
 
 
23/01/1991(*)
01/02/1999
Guyana
 
 
25/09/2014(*)
01/10/2015
Honduras
 
 
10/10/2002(*)
01/11/2003
Hungary
 
11/04/1980
16/06/1983
01/01/1988
Iceland
(d)
 
10/05/2001(*)
01/06/2002
Iraq
 
 
05/03/1990(*)
01/04/1991
Israel
 
 
22/01/2002(*)
01/02/2003
Italy
 
30/09/1981
11/12/1986
01/01/1988
Japan
 
 
01/07/2008(*)
01/08/2009
Kyrgyzstan
 
 
11/05/1999(*)
01/06/2000
Latvia
 
 
31/07/1997(*)
01/08/1998
Lao People's Democratic Republic
(b)
 
24/09/2019(*)
01/10/2020
Lebanon
 
 
21/11/2008(*)
01/12/2009
Lesotho
 
18/06/1981
18/06/1981
01/01/1988
Liberia
 
 
16/09/2005(*)
01/10/2006
Liechtenstein
 
 
30/04/2019(*)
01/05/2020
Lithuania
 
 
18/01/1995(*)
01/02/1996
Luxembourg
 
 
30/01/1997(*)
01/02/1998
Madagascar
 
 
24/09/2014(*)
01/10/2015
Mauritania
 
 
20/08/1999(*)
01/09/2000
Mexico
 
 
29/12/1987(*)
01/01/1989
Mongolia
 
 
31/12/1997(*)
01/01/1999
Montenegro
 
 
23/10/2006(§)
03/06/2006
Netherlands
 
29/05/1981
13/12/1990(‡)
01/01/1992
New Zealand
 
 
22/09/1994(*)
01/10/1995
North Macedonia
 
 
22/11-2006(§)
17/11/1991
Norway
(d)
26/05/1981
20/07/1988
01/08/1989
Paraguay
(a)
 
13/01/2006(*)
01/02/2007
Peru
 
 
25/03/1999(*)
01/04/2000
Poland
 
28/09/1981
19/05/1995
01/06/1996
Portugal
 
 
23/09/2020(*)
01/10/2021
Republic of Korea
 
 
17/02/2004(*)
01/03/2005
Republic of Moldova
 
 
13/10/1994(*)
01/11/1995
Romania
 
 
22/05/1991(*)
01/06/1992
Russian Federation
(a)
 
16/08/1990(*)
01/09/1991
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
(b)
 
12/09/2000(*)
01/10/2001
San Marino
 
 
22/02/2012(*)
01/03/2013
Serbia
 
 
12/03/2001(§)
27/04/1992
Singapore
(b)
11/04/1980
16/02/1995
01/03/1996
Slovakia
(b)
 
28/05/1993(§)
01/01/1993
Slovenia
 
 
07/01/1994(§)
25/06/1991
Spain
 
 
24/07/1990(*)
01/08/1991
State of Palestine
 
 
29/12/2017(*)
01/01/2019
Sweden
(d)
26/05/1981
15/12/1987
01/01/1989
Switzerland
 
 
21/02/1990(*)
01/03/1991
Syrian Arab Republic
 
 
19/10/1982(*)
01/01/1988
Turkey
 
 
07/07/2010(*)
01/08/2011
Uganda
 
 
12/02/1992(*)
01/03/1993
Ukraine
(a)
 
03/01/1990(*)
01/02/1991
United States of America
(b)
31/08/1981
11/12/1986
01/01/1988
Uruguay
 
 
25/01/1999(*)
01/02/2000
Uzbekistan
 
 
27/11/1996(*)
01/12/1997
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
 
28/09/1981
 
 
Viet Nam
(a)
 
18/12/2015(*)
01/01/2017
Zambia
 
 
06/06/1986(*)
01/01/1988

Parties: 94

Notes

(a) This State declared, in accordance with articles 12 and 96 of the Convention, that any provision of article 11, article 29 or Part II of the Convention that allowed a contract of sale or its modification or termination by agreement or any offer, acceptance or other indication of intention to be made in any form other than in writing, would not apply where any party had his place of business in its territory.

(b) This State declared that it would not be bound by paragraph 1 (b) of article 1.

(c) Upon accession, Canada declared that, in accordance with article 93 of the Convention, the Convention would extend to Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and the Northwest Territories. In a declaration received on 9 April 1992, Canada extended the application of the Convention to Quebec and Saskatchewan. In a notification received on 29 June 1992, Canada extended the application of the Convention to the Yukon Territory. In a notification received on 18 June 2003, Canada extended the application of the Convention to the Territory of Nunavut.

(d) Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden declared that the Convention would not apply to contracts of sale or to their formation where the parties have their places of business in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden.

(e) Upon ratifying the Convention, Germany declared that it would not apply article 1, paragraph 1 (b) in respect of any State that had made a declaration that that State would not apply article 1, paragraph 1 (b).