Package and Kilo Limitations of 148 Countries McGill University

*NOTA BENE

Updated Weekly

COUNTRY
LIMIT
Algeria 4-13-1964
Angola 2-2-1952
Antigua_Barbuda 12-2-1930
Argentina 4-19-1961 In Part £100 gold1
Aruba National Law
Australia 7-4-1955 7-16-1993
Modified 9-15-19972
667/2 SDR
AustriaLL 7-29-1993 835/2.5 SDR3
Bahamas 12-2-1930
Bahrain In Part - 1982 100 Dinar/pkg
Bangladesh National Law £100
Barbados4 12-2-1930 2-2-1981 835/2.5 SDR
Belgium 6-2-1930 9-7-1978 666.67/2 SDR
Belize 12-2-1930
Bermuda 12-2-1930d 11-1-1980 667/2 SDR
BoliviaLL 5-28-1982
Bonaire National Law
Botswana5 LL 2-16-1988 835/2.5 SDR
Brazil National Law Signed Only per B/L
Bulgaria National Law 280 Lev/unit
Burkina FasoLL 8-14-1989 835/2.5 SDR
BurundiLL 9-4-1998 835/2.5 SDR
Cameroon6 12-2-1930 Signed Only 10-21-1993 835/2.5 SDR
Canada Revoked National Law/1993 Adopted but not in force 666.67/2 SDR7
Cape Verde 2-2-1952
Cayman Islands 12-2-1930d 10-20-1983 666.67/2 SDR
Chile Signed Only 7-9-1982 835/2.5 SDR8
China9 In Part In Part 666.67/2 SDR
Colombia In Part None
Croatia 10-8-1991 Comm Code 667/2 SDR
Cuba 7-25-1977 $100 Cuban
Cyprus 12-2-1930 Signed Only £100 gold
Czech RepublicLL 6-23-1995 835/2.5 SDR
Denmark 7-1-1938d 11-20-197510 Signed Only 666.67/2 SDR11
Dominica 12-2-1930
Dominican Republic not allowed
Ecuador 3-23-1977 3-23-1977 Signed Only 10,000/30 pgf
Egypt 11-29-1943d 1-31-198312 4-23-1979 835/2.5 SDR
Estonia National Law EEK 2000/unit
Fiji 12-2-1930 $236 - Fiji
Finland 7-1-1939 12-1-198413 Signed Only 666.67/2 SDR
France 1-4-1937 12-10-1977 Conditional 667/2 SDR
Gambia 12-2-1930 2-7-1996 835/2.5 SDR
Georgia 2-20-1996 3-21-1996 835/2.5 SDR
Germany14 7-1-1939 Internally Signed Only see note 14
Ghana 12-2-1930 Signed Only National Law15
Gibraltar 12-2-1930d 12-22-1977 666.67/2 SDR
Greece 3-23-1993 3-23-1993 666.67/2 SDR
Grenada 12-2-1930
Guatemala16 See note 16.
Guinea17 2-2-1952 1-23-1991 835/2.5 SDR
Guyana 12-2-1930
Holy See Signed Only Signed Only (Vatican)
Hong Kong 12-2-1930d 11-1-1980 666.67/2 SDR
Hungary18 LL 6-2-1930 7-5-1984 835/2.5 SDR
Iceland National Law 667/2 SDR
India19 4-2-1993 National Law - Hague/Visby and multimodal 667/2 SDR
Indonesia National Law Dfl/Idr 600
Iran 4-26-1966
Iraq National Law 1250/350 Dinar
Ireland 1-30-1962 2-6-1997 667/2 SDR
Israel 11-5-1959 National Law 667/2 SDR
Italy 10-7-1938d 7-22-1985 Conditional 666.67/2 SDR
Ivory Coast 12-15-1961 £200
Jamaica 12-2-1930
Japan 7-1-1957d 3-1-1993 666.67/2 SDR20
Jordan 5-10-2001 835/2.5 SDR
Kenya21 12-2-1930 7-31-1989 835/2.5 SDR
Kiribati 12-2-1930
Korea_S 22 Revoked National Law 500 SDR/pkg
Kuwait 7-25-1969 250 Din/750 fil
Latvia National Law 667/2 SDR
Lebanon23 7-19-1975 4-26-1982 4-4-1983 835/2.5 SDR
Lesotho 24 LL 10-26-1989 835/2.5 SDR
Liberia25 Revoked National Law 667/2 SDR
Macao 2-2-1952
Madagascar 7-13-1965
(as Malg. Rep.)
Signed Only
Malawi26 LL 3-18-1991 835/2.5 SDR
Malaysia27 National Law £100 gold
Malta National Law
Mauritania Signed Only
Mauritius 8-24-1970
Mexico Revoked 8-20-1994 Signed Only 666.67/2 SDR28
Monaco 5-15-1931
Montserrat 12-2-1930 10-20-1983 667/2 SDR
Morocco 6-12-1981 835/2.5 SDR
Mozambique 2-2-1952
Nauru 7-4-1955
Netherlands 8-18-1956 4-26-1982 666.67/2 SDR 29
New Zealand Revoked 12-20-1994 667/2 SDR
Nigeria30 12-2-1930 11-7-1988 200 Naira/pkg
Norway 7-1-1938d 3-19-197431 Signed Only 666.67/2 SDR
Oman National Law
Pakistan National Law Signed Only
Panama National Law Signed Only per B/L
Papua New Guinea 7-4-1955
Paraguay32LL 11-22-1967 Signed Only
Peru 10-29-1964 £100 gold33
Philippines US COGSA Signed Only Signed Only $500
Poland 8-4-1937 2-12-1980 667/2 SDR
Portugal 12-24-1931 In Part Signed Only 100,000 Escud
Qatar National Law 1000 Riyal/pkg
Romania34 8-4-1937 1-7-1982 835/2.5 SDR
Russian Federation35 National Law 667/2 SDR
Sabah36 National Law £100 gold
Sao Tome 2-2-1952
Sarawak37 National Law £100 gold
Senegal 2-14-1978 3-17-1986 835/2.5 SDR
Seychelles 12-2-1930
Sierra Leone38 12-2-1930 10-7-1988 835/2.5 SDR
Singapore 12-2-1930 4-25-1972 Signed Only SDG 1563.65/4.69 39
Slovakia Signed Only
Slovenia40 National Law 667/2 SDR
Solomon Islands 12-2-1930
Somalia 12-2-1930
South Africa Revoked National Law 667/2 SDR
Spain 6-2-1930 1-6-1982 666.67/2 SDR
Sri Lanka 12-2-1930 10-21-1981 10,000/30 pgf
St. Kitts-Nevis 12-2-1930
St. Lucia 12-2-1930
St. Martin-N. Antilles National Law
St. Vincent/Grenadines 9-12-2000 835/2.5 SDR
Sweden 7-1-1938d 12-9-197441 Signed Only 667/2 SDR
SwitzerlandLL 5-28-1954 12-11-1975 666.67/2 SDR 41
Syria 16-10-2002 835/2.5 SDR
Taiwan National Law/1999 667/2 SDR
Tanzania43 12-3-1962 7-24-1979 835/2.5 SDR
Thailand National Law THB10,000/30
Timor 2-2-1952
Tonga 12-2-1930 6-13-1978 10,000/30 pgf
Trinidad_Tobago 12-2-1930
Tunisia 9-15-1980 835/2.5 SDR
Turks_Caicos 12-2-1930 10-20-1983 667/2 SDR
Turkey 7-4-1955 100,000 lire44
Tuvalu 12-2-1930
UgandaLL 7-6-1979 835/2.5 SDR
Ukraine National Law In Part 667/2 SDR
UAE National Law Dh 10,000/30
United Kingdom 7-2-1930d 10-1-1976 666.67/2 SDR
UK Virgin Islands 12-2-1930d 10-20-1983 667/2 SDR
United States 7-29-1937 Signed Only $500/pkg
Uruguay Signed Only None44
Venezuela46 National Law Signed Only 667/2.5 SDR
Vietnam National Law 10,000/30 pgf
Yemen National Law 30,000/100 Y Rial
Yugoslavia 4-17-1959 National Law 667/2 SDR
Zaire 7-17-1967 Signed Only
Zambia47 LL 10-7-1991 835/2.5 SDR
Totals:
Totals:
Totals:
Totals:
Totals:
146 States
58 (2LL)
52 (2LL)
29 (10LL)
[7 no convention]


Abbreviations: d = Denounced; LL = Landlocked; SDR = Special Drawing Right
pgf = Poincaré Gold Franc; pkg = Package; B/L = Bill of Lading
Conditional = In the national law, but awaiting future events.
National Law = Not a party to the Convention, but has it in its national law
Signed Only = Signatory to the Convention, but has not ratified or acceded.