European lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a resolution to withhold ratification of the investment deal with China, so long as its “baseless and arbitrary” penalties were in place.
Draft calls on EU to work with US on China, and to plan deals with Taiwan.
President Tsai reiterated a call for Taiwan and the EU to restart talks for a stalled bilateral investment agreement.
The situation is less dramatic than people seem to think. The EU is still working very closely with China’s Ministry of Commerce, the bloc’s ambassador in Beijing said.
The decision by India and the EU to recast the stalled trade and investment agreement into three separate deals could favour the latter.
A long-negotiated investment agreement between EU and China was more of an "intention than a deal and it could be a long time before it became a reality, an EU commissioner said.
The EU is suspending plans for a trade deal with China, while reviving those for a pact with India, in a dispute on Chinese human-rights abuses.
Pakistan, which entered into its first BIT with Germany in 1959 — which also was the first BIT ever entered — has concluded 53 BITs with 48 countries.
The international legal instrument to be adopted as the AfCFTA Protocol on Investment will constitute a binding international agreement for the AU Member States that have ratified this instrument and for whom it has entered into force.
The legal regimes of the eight Regional Economic Communities (RECs) recognised by the AfCFTA Agreement as building blocks of the African Continental Free Trade Area will not disappear when the AfCFTA is implemented.
One of the most significant early proposals for a multilateral agreement to protect private foreign investment was launched in 1957 by groups of European business people, and lawyers.
Togo and the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise are to sign an economic and technical partnership agreement, under which the West African nation will benefit from Singapore’s experience to develop its economy.
Trade and investment agreements cannot transform China into a Western-style market economy or turn it into a democracy.
For many people affected by resource extraction, it is the prevailing legal regime that dis-embeds and disintegrates, because investment treaties can protect ventures that upend their lives with little scope for voice or redress.
The first round of negotiations over the agreement on investments and trade in services between Belarus and China was held online on 7 April.
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A free trade agreement and double taxation treaty are among several frameworks being worked on by the UAE and Israel to increase trade and investments flows between the two nations after they normalised relations last year.
Investment treaties largely replaced colonial gunboats as a way to continue to exploit the resources of foreign countries.
The federal cabinet said to have deferred bilateral investment treaty (BIT) strategy for Pakistan proposed by the Board of Investment (BOI) to draw a roadmap for the future bilateral investment treaties.