chapter  9
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This book has attempted to demonstrate that the CISG has successfully unified international sales laws and has been the most successful international document so far. As Hartnell suggested, ‘unification of the law governing the international sale of goods is an exercise in reconciling the necessary with the possible’.360

However, at the beginning of the unification process the question must be asked: what are we aiming for? Sautet answered that question in the following fashion: