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  If a party fails to pay the price or any other sum that is in arrears, the other party is entitled to interest on it, without prejudice to any claim for damages recoverable under article 74.


Issues       
# Cases
 1 Right to interest
18
  1.1 In case of late payment of price
87
  1.2 In case of other sums in arrears
25
 2 Applicable interest rate
5
  2.1 Determined by domestic law of creditor's State
19
   2.1.1 Recourse to statutory rate of interest
25
   2.1.2 Recourse to average bank lending rate of interest
11
  2.2 Determined by domestic law of debtor's State
7
  2.3 Determined by domestic law governing the contract in the absence of CISG
Country # Cases  
Arbitral Award 5  
Belgium 5  
Finland 1  
France 2  
Germany 38  
Italy 2  
Netherlands 5  
Russian Federation 2  
Spain 2  
Switzerland 29  
Date Court
16.12.1991 Pretura di Locarno-Campagna
21.12.1992 Zivilgericht Kanton Basel-Stadt
09.09.1993 Handelsgericht Zürich
06.12.1993 Tribunal Cantonal de Vaud
01.09.1994 Kantonsgericht Zug
15.12.1994 Kantonsgericht Zug
20.12.1994 Tribunal Cantonal Valais
05.12.1995 Handelsgericht St. Gallen
12.02.1996 Appellationsgericht Tessin
20.05.1996 Tribunal Civil de la Glane
10.07.1996 Handelsgericht des Kantons Zürich
20.02.1997 Bezirksgericht der Saane
26.09.1997 Handelsgericht Aargau
28.10.1997 Tribunal Cantonal de Vaud
03.12.1997 Kantonsgericht Nidwalden
19.12.1997 Handelsgericht des Kantons Aargau
29.06.1998 Tribunal Cantonal de Sion
30.06.1998 Kantonsgericht Kanton Wallis
16.09.1998 Bezirksgericht Unterrheintal
21.09.1998 Handelsgericht des Kantons Zürich
28.10.1998 Schweizerisches Bundesgericht
30.11.1998 Handelsgericht Zürich
10.02.1999 Handelsgericht des Kantons Zürich
25.02.1999 Kantonsgericht des Kantons Zug
11.06.1999 Handelsgericht des Kantons Aargau
21.10.1999 Kantonsgericht des Kantons Zug
22.12.2005 Handelsgericht Zürich
18.08.2008 Obergericht des Kantons Appenzell Ausserrhoden
28.01.2009 Tribunal cantonal du Valais
USA 1  
Poland 1  
Slovakia 1  
Croatia 2  
Slovenia 1  
97
  2.4 Determined by domestic law of place of payment
4
  2.5 Interest rate currently used with respect to currency of account
16
 3 Interest accrual
38
 4 Other claims for damages according to Art. 74
23
  4.1 Consideration not required
Total: 213


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