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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development

Analysis of technical and policy issues related to international investment rule-making and their impact on development.

SOUTH SOUTH COOPER INTL INVEST

South-South Cooperation in International Investment Arrangements

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
10 Feb 2006
During the past decade, the number of international investment agreements among developing countries has increased substantially, pointing to growing South-South cooperation. Developing countries are actively signing international investment agreements among each other as tools to encourage and f...
INTL INVEST AGRMT IN SERVICES

International Investment Agreements in Services

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
10 Feb 2006
This paper seeks to assist developing countries to meet the challenges arising at the interface of the liberalization and the regulation of services, in the context of international investment rule making.
REIO EXCEPTION IN MFN TREATMENT

REIO Exception in MFN Treatment Clauses, The

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
22 Apr 2005
This paper, examines the issue of regional economic integration organization (REIO) exceptions in international investment agreements (IIAs) and its possible effects, in particular with regard to developing countries. Such provisions exclude the applicability of the principle of most-favoured-nat...