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Chronological table of actions

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

 

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All dates: DD/MM/YYYY

State

Notes

Date of accession

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

Notes

(a) The Convention was signed by the former German Democratic Republic on 13 August 1981 and ratified on 23 February 1989 and entered into force on 1 March 1990.

(b) The former Czechoslovakia signed the Convention on 1 September 1981 and deposited an instrument of ratification on 5 March 1990, with the Convention entering into force for the former Czechoslovakia on 1 April 1991. On 28 May and 30 September 1993, respectively, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, deposited instruments of succession, with effect from 1 January 1993, the date of succession of both States.

(c) Upon succeeding to the Convention, Croatia has decided, on the basis of the Constitutional Decision on Sovereignty and Independence of the Republic of Croatia of 25 June 1991 and the Decision of the Croatian Parliament of 8 October 1991, and by virtue of succession of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in respect of the territory of Croatia, to be considered a party to the Convention with effect from 8 October 1991, the date on which Croatia severed all constitutional and legal connections with the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and took over its international obligations.

(d) The former Yugoslavia signed and ratified the Convention on 11 April 1980 and 27 March 1985, respectively. On 12 March 2001, the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia declared the following: "The Government of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, having considered [the Convention], succeeds to the same and undertakes faithfully to perform and carry out the stipulations therein contained as from April 27, 1992, the date upon which the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia assumed responsibility for its international relations."