The Dispute Resolution Trends in Treaties Affecting African/Asian Investors and African/Asian States
Article from: TDM 4 (2016), in Africa
This article explores salient trends and provisions of the investment agreements between Asian and African states. While investment agreements have been a key feature of Asian countries' foreign-investment expansion strategies in some respects, African states are not entering into investment agreements with Asian states at a high rate, and a substantial proportion of Asia-Africa investment agreements that have been signed remain un-ratified. These trends may be the result of African states entering into investment agreements instead with countries with which they have historical ...