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CHAPTER X
INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT
12 . United Nations Convention on International Bills of Exchange and International Promissory Notes
New York, 9 December 1988
Not yet in force
:
see article 89 which reads as follows: "1. This Convention enters into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of twelve months after the date of deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. 2. When a State ratifies, accepts, approves or accedes to this Convention after the deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, this Convention enters into force in respect of that State on the first day of the month following the expiration of twelve months after the date of deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.".
Status :
Signatories : 3. Parties : 5
Text :
Doc. A/RES/43/165.
Note :
The draft Convention was prepared by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law.  The Convention was adopted by resolution 43/1651 of 9 December 1988 at the forty-third session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. The Convention, of which the Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish texts are equally authentic, was open for signature by all States at the Headquarters of the United Nations, New York, until 30 June 1990, in accordance with article 86 (1).
Participant
Signature
Accession(a), Ratification
Canada
 7 Dec 1989
 
Gabon
  15 Dec 2004 a
Guinea
  23 Jan 1991 a
Honduras
   8 Aug 2001 a
Liberia
  16 Sep 2005 a
Mexico
  11 Sep 1992 a
Russian Federation
30 Jun 1990
 
United States of America
29 Jun 1990
 
End Note
1.Official Records of the General Assembly, Forty-third Session, Supplement No. 49  (A/43/49), p. 280 .