Case List of ICA Arbitral Awards in China

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By Meng Yu &  Guodong Du 


Last updated: March 4, 2019

We are endeavoring to collect all Chinese court decisions involving the recognition and enforcement of the International Cotton Association (“ICA”) arbitral awards. The Case List is made available for our readers to get a glimpse of the role of Chinese courts in international arbitration.

The Case List is continually updated with new reports. To date, we have collected 31 cases.

Result: 

Yes” - a Chinese court ruling is rendered on the recognition and enforcement of the arbitral award.

No” - a Chinese court ruling is rendered against the recognition and enforcement of the arbitral award.

Partial enforcement” - a Chinese court ruling is rendered on partial enforcement of the arbitral award.

Withdrawal” - a Chinese court ruling is rendered to grant the motion to withdraw.

Arbitral Award:

The case number (and the date) of the ICA arbitral award 

Date:

The date of the Chinese court ruling

Bases:

New York Convention” - The Chinese court ruling was rendered based on the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (the “New York Convention”)

Arrangement” - The Chinese court ruling was rendered based on the Arrangement of the Supreme People's Court on the Mutual Execution of Arbitral Awards between the Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the “Arrangement”)

Petitioner:

The party filing a petition to recognize and enforce the arbitral award

Respondent: 

The party against whom the arbitral award is invoked

Chinese court:

The Chinese court that rendered the ruling

Court decision:

The docket number of the Chinese court ruling 

Grounds:

The specific ground for refusal under the New York Convention or under the Arrangement, if the recognition and enforcement of an ICA arbitral award is refused

Result Arbitral Award Date Bases Petitioner Respondent Chinese Court Court Decision Grounds
Yes A01/2016/01 (September 5, 2016) December 27, 2018 New York Convention Olam International Limited Zhengzhou Chaoge Spinning Co., Ltd.  (郑州朝歌纺纱有限公司) Zhengzhou Intermediate People's Court  (郑州市中级人民法院) (2018)豫01协外认3号  
Withdrawal A01/2013/36 August 13, 2018 New York Convention Omnicotton ,Inc Shandong Yanggu Shunda Textile Co., Ltd. (山东阳谷顺达纺织有限公司) Liaocheng Intermediate People's Court (聊城市中级人民法院) (2015)聊民五初字第6号  
Yes A01/2012/152 (March 26, 2015) April 26, 2008 New York Convention JessSmith & Sons Cotton, LLC Shandong Qingrun Import and Export Co., Ltd. (山东省青润进出口有限公司) Qingdao Intermediate People's Court (青岛市中级人民法院) (2016)鲁02协外认3号  
Yes A01/2012/222 (October 28, 2014) January 28, 2018 New York Convention Louis Dreyfus Commodities Suisse SA  Ningbo Future Import & Export Co., Ltd. (宁波前程进出口有限公司) Ningbo Intermediate People's Court (宁波市中级人民法院) (2015)浙甬仲确字第5号  
Withdrawal A2012/01/223 August 28, 2017 New York Convention CGG Trading B.V. Shandong Yanggu Shunda Textile Co., Ltd. (山东阳谷顺达纺织有限公司) Liaocheng Intermediate People's Court (聊城市中级人民法院) (2015)聊民五初字第7号  
No A01/2013/04 June 29, 2017 New York Convention Plexus Cotton Limited Jiangsu Jinhao Industrial Co., Ltd. (江苏金昉实业有限公司) Yancheng Intermediate People's Court (盐城市中级人民法院) (2014)盐商外仲审字第00001号 New York Convention, Article V 1. (a).
Yes A01/2013/35 (May 30, 2014) May 24, 2017 New York Convention Glencore Grain B.V.  Ningbo Future Import & Export Co., Ltd. (宁波前程进出口有限公司) Ningbo Intermediate People's Court (宁波市中级人民法院) (2015)浙甬仲确字第4号  
Yes A01/2013/57 (April 7, 2014) November 21, 2016 New York Convention Glencore Grain B.V. Zhangjiagang Tianjiu Textile Co., Ltd. (张家港市天久纺织有限公司) Suzhou Intermediate People's Court (苏州市中级人民法院) (2016)苏05协外认2号  
Yes A01/2012/199 (November 15, 2013) September 22, 2016 New York Convention Glencore Grain B.V. Shandong Jinhe Cotton & Maize Co., Ltd. (山东锦和棉麻有限公司) Jinan Intermediate People's Court (济南市中级人民法院) (2015)济商外初字第7号  
Yes A01/2012/132 (July 22, 2013) September 22, 2016 New York Convention Glencore Grain B.V. Shandong Jinhe Cotton & Maize Co., Ltd. (山东锦和棉麻有限公司) Jinan Intermediate People's Court (济南市中级人民法院) (2015)济商外初字第8号  
Yes (August 12, 2013) July 7, 2016 New York Convention Compass Cotton B.V. Shandong Yanggu Shunda Textile Co., Ltd. (山东阳谷顺达纺织有限公司) Liaocheng Intermediate People's Court (聊城市中级人民法院) (2014)聊民五初字第4号  
Yes (June 23, 2014) July 5, 2016 New York Convention Noble Resources Pte Ltd. Hubei Qinghe Textile Co., Ltd. (湖北清河纺织股份有限公司) Yichang Intermediate People's Court (宜昌市中级人民法院) (2015)鄂宜昌中民认字第00001号  
Yes (September 2, 2013) June 12, 2016 New York Convention Noble Resources Pte Ltd. Zhejiang Xiongsheng Industrial Co., Ltd. (浙江雄盛实业有限公司) Shaoxing Intermediate People's Court (绍兴市中级人民法院) (2014)浙绍仲确字第1号  
Yes (January 10, 2014) May 25, 2016 New York Convention Ecom Agroindustrial Corp. Limited - Pully, Switzerland Shenzhen Guotaihua Investment Co., Ltd. (深圳市国泰华投资有限公司) Shenzhen Intermediate People's Court (深圳市中级人民法院) (2014)深中法涉外初字第60号  
Yes (January 9, 2014) May 17, 2016 New York Convention Plexus Cotton Limited Kairuide Holdings Co., Ltd. (凯瑞德控股股份有限公司) Dezhou Intermediate People's Court (德州市中级人民法院) (2016)鲁14协外认1号  
Yes A01/2013/47 (April 17, 2014) March 15, 2016 New York Convention Olam International Limited  Wuxi Natural Textile Industry Co., Ltd.(无锡市天然纺织实业有限公司) Wuxi Intermediate People's Court (无锡市中级人民法院) (2015)锡商外仲审字第4号  
Yes (February 27, 2015) January 19, 2016 New York Convention Olam International Limited Zibo Yinhua Cotton & Maize Co., Ltd. (淄博银花棉麻有限公司) Zibo Intermediate People's Court (淄博市中级人民法院) (2015)淄民特字第1号  
No (April 4, 2013) November 2, 2015 New York Convention Ecom Agroindustrial Asia Pte Ltd. Qingdao Jinchangjiang Group Penglai Textile & Garment Co., Ltd. (青岛金长江集团蓬莱纺织服装有限公司) Yantai Intermediate People's Court (烟台市中级人民法院) (2014)烟民涉初字第15号 New York Convention, Article II
Yes A01/2012/161 (January 29, 2013) August 20, 2015 New York Convention JessSmith & Sons Cotton, LLC Jihua 3509 Textile Co., Ltd. (际华三五零九纺织有限公司) Xiaogan City Intermediate People's Court (孝感市中级人民法院) (2014)鄂孝感中民外初字第00001号  
Yes (January 4, 2013) June 29, 2015 New York Convention Ecom USA Inc Foshan Nanhai Zhaoli Cotton Spinning Knitting Co., Ltd. (佛山市南海兆利棉纺针织有限公司) Foshan Intermediate People's Court (佛山市中级人民法院) (2014)佛中法民二初字第125号  
Yes (November 23, 2012) March 16, 2015 New York Convention Toyoshima & Co.,Ltd Qingdao Yinxia Trading Co., Ltd. (青岛银夏贸易有限公司) Qingdao Intermediate People's Court (青岛市中级人民法院) (2014)青认执字第2号  
Yes (February 20, 2013) March 3, 2015 New York Convention Noble Resources Pte Ltd. Kairuide Holdings Co., Ltd. (凯瑞德控股股份有限公司) Dezhou Intermediate People's Court (德州市中级人民法院) (2015)德中民初字第3号  
Yes A01/2010/80 (January 11, 2013) January 14, 2015 New York Convention Allenberg Cotton Co. Jiangsu Nijiaxiang Group Co., Ltd. (江苏倪家巷集团有限公司) Wuxi Intermediate People's Court (无锡市中级人民法院) (2013)锡商外仲审字第0009号  
No (December 7, 2012) January 14, 2015 New York Convention Louis Dreyfus  Australia Pty. Ltd Jiangsu Nijiaxiang Group Co., Ltd. (江苏倪家巷集团有限公司) Wuxi Intermediate People's Court (无锡市中级人民法院)   New York Convention, Article II & Article V 1. (a).
Yes (July 18, 2013) December 12, 2014 New York Convention Allenberg Cotton Co. Anhui Yuhua Textile Co., Ltd. (安徽裕华纺织有限公司) Hefei Intermediate People's Court (合肥市中级人民法院) (2014)合民特字第00001-3号  
Yes (June 24, 2013) October 24, 2014 New York Convention Queensland Cotton Corporation Pty Ltd. Jiangyin Huafu Textile Garment Co., Ltd. (江阴市华富纺织制衣有限公司) Wuxi Intermediate People's Court (无锡市中级人民法院) (2013)锡商外仲审字第0002号  
Withdrawal (September 9, 2011) September 17, 2014 New York Convention Allenberg Cotton Co. Ningbo Youngor International Trade Transportation Co., Ltd. (宁波雅戈尔国际贸易运输有限公司) Ningbo Intermediate People's Court (宁波市中级人民法院) (2013)浙甬仲确字第2号  
No A01/2012/98 (February 6, 2013) July 25, 2014 New York Convention JessSmith & Sons Cotton, LLC  Wuxi Natural Textile Industry Co., Ltd.(无锡市天然纺织实业有限公司) Wuxi Intermediate People's Court (无锡市中级人民法院) (2013)锡商外仲审字第0007号 New York Convention, Article V 1. (c).
Yes (April 10, 2013) July 2, 2014 New York Convention Toshima Co. Shandong Zouping Shenghe Textile Co., Ltd. (山东邹平盛和纺织有限公司) Binzhou Intermediate People's Court (滨州市中级人民法院) (2014)滨中民二外字第1号  
Yes (January 11, 2013) January 20, 2014 New York Convention Olam International Limited Jingshan Weijia Textile Enterprise Co., Ltd. (京山伟嘉纺织企业有限公司) Jingmen Intermediate People's Court (荆门市中级人民法院) (2013)鄂荆门民三初字第00019号  
Yes (April 15, 2009) August 24, 2011 New York Convention Noble Resources Pte Ltd. Ningbo Yuxuan Import and Export Co., Ltd. (宁波泓轩进出口有限公司) Ningbo Intermediate People's Court (宁波市中级人民法院) (2011)浙甬执民字第354号  



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