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Vienna Convention

The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), sometimes known as the Vienna Convention, is a multilateral treaty that establishes a uniform framework for international commerce. As of 2022, 93 countries have signed the convention of which 91 countries have also ratified it.

The State of Israel is a signatory to the Convention, which was ratified and entered into force on February 5, 2000, as an addendum to the Sales Law (International Sale of Goods). From that date, the agreement is the law applicable to all export and import transactions of goods to which one of the parties is in Israel, and which were not excluded by the agreement itself or by the parties themselves within the framework of a provision of law. The Articles of the Convention have been interpreted by a wide variety of forums, including courts, arbitration institutions in various countries, and extensive academic writing.

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