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BITs (texts of)


Australia - Hong Kong investment agreement
As released by the Australian Government
Belarus - India BIT (2018)
As released by the Goverrnment of India
Netherlands model investment agreement (Oct 2018)
As released by the Government of the Netherlands
Draft model investment dispute prevention and management protocol
Drafted by the Energy Charter Secretariat
Netherlands draft model BIT (May 2018)
As released by the Dutch Government
Morocco - Nigeria BIT (2016)
Canada-China FIPA (2012)
As published by UNCTAD
Morocco ratifies 3 bilateral investment treaties
This surge in the ratification of “Intra-African” BITs is part of the Moroccan “South-South Partnership” strategy
Iran-Slovakia BIT (2016)
Brazil-Malawi ICFA (2015)
ACFI Brasil-Angola (2015)
India draft model BIT (2015)
Open for comment until 10 April 2015.
Draft Indian model Bilateral Investment Treaty text
The Government of India has released and opened the new Draft Indian Model Bilateral Investment Treaty Text for comment.
Japan-Iraq BIT (2012)
Japan-Mozambique BIT (2013)
Canada targets South Africa as priority market in Africa
Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast said he will continue to lobby South African leaders about the benefits of bilateral investment treaties, despite their rejection of the idea. Canada signed a BIT with Burkina Faso this month and Fast announced this week that Madagascar is moving toward a similar deal with Canada.
SADC moving forward on model bilateral investment treaty template
Investment policy makers and investment treaty negotiators from the 15-member Southern African Development Community (SADC) convened in Pretoria, South Africa recently to engage in clause by clause in-depth discussions of the draft SADC Model Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) Template and Commentary.
Japan-China-Korea Trilateral Investment Agreement (2012)