Chinese Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Is it Changing the Face of International Arbitration in the Region?
Article from: TDM 4 (2016), in Africa
Trade between China and Sub-Saharan Africa over the past two decades has uncontestably changed the political and economic dynamics of the African continent. This article examines the impact that increasing Chinese investment in Sub-Saharan Africa in the past two to three decades is having on the availability, choice and form of commercial international arbitration in the continent. It also examines the evolution of the China-Sub-Saharan Africa investment treaty regime, the broadening of the protections afforded to investors and the liberalisation of the investor-state dispute resolution ...