Recent Trends in International Investment Agreements in Asia
Article from: TDM 1 (2011), in Resolving International Business Disputes by ADR in Asia
Investment treaty making is on the rise in Asia. While other regions, such as Latin America, have recently lost enthusiasm for liberalized investment treaties and investor-state arbitration, Asian countries are strengthening their networks of international investment agreements (IIAs) as they seek to liberalize investment flows both into and out of their countries. In addition, North American and European countries have renewed their interest in strengthening trade and investment protection with Asian countries. It is, therefore, an opportune time to examine the investment climate ...