International Investment Facilitation: By Whom and for What?
Presentation to the ICTSD/IDB Roundtable on “Trade Facilitation 2.0 in Regional Trade Agreements: Enabling Trade in the Digital Age”, Geneva, June 2018
7 Pages Posted: 9 Aug 2018 Last revised: 2 Nov 2018
Date Written: June 1, 2018
This speech begins with a very brief discussion of the inter-relationship between trade and FDI and the beginning discussions of investment facilitation in the WTO, before focusing on two questions concerning the scope of a possible Investment Facilitation Agreement, namely investment facilitation by whom and investment facilitation for what.
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