CISG: International Trade in Plain 'English'

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July 1, 2005

On April 11, 1980, The United Nations Created the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), also referred to as the Vienna Convention, since the diplomatic conference which finalized the CISG took place in that city. The CISG was the result of work begun in 1968 by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), the core legal body of the United Nations in the field of international law.

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