A Comparison of CIETAC Arbitration and arbitration under the International Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association
Article from: TDM 5 (2011), in Resolving International Business Disputes by ADR in Asia
The China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission - CIETAC - is one of the world's major permanent arbitration institutions. On a case-load basis it is one of the busiest of the arbitral institutions. Formerly known as the Foreign Trade Arbitration Commission, CIETAC was set up in April 1956 under the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). CIETAC has its headquarters in Beijing and has three sub-commissions in Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Tianjin. There are over one thousand arbitrators on the CIETAC Panel, of whom over 300 are from some ...