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Analysis on Major Issues in International Investment Agreements and Future Choices
Shanghai Social Science (2004)
  • He, Shu-Quan, Shanghai University
Abstract

Since World War II, international investment agreements experienced a rapid development. However, some differences exist greatly in different agreements in the following aspects: Definition of Investment, FDI Entry and Treatment, Nationalization and Expropriations, Investment Dispute Settlement, Performance Requirements, Incentive Measures, Technology Transfer, and Competition Policies. All eight areas reviewed here are key sensitive issues that arise in the interface between national and international rule-making. When entering to international investment agreements, governments should take into consideration its development level and needs to opt provisions beneficial to it.

Keywords
  • International Investment Agreements,
  • Issues in Negotiation,
  • Provision Options
Disciplines
Publication Date
Spring May, 2004
Citation Information
He, Shu-Quan. "Analysis on Major Issues in International Investment Agreements and Future Choices" Shanghai Social Science Iss. 5 (2004)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/he_shuquan/6/