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

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Karl P. Sauvant

Columbia University - Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Date Written: June 1, 2018

Abstract

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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Sauvant, Karl P., International Investment Facilitation: By Whom and for What? (June 1, 2018). Presentation to the ICTSD/IDB Roundtable on “Trade Facilitation 2.0 in Regional Trade Agreements: Enabling Trade in the Digital Age”, Geneva, June 2018, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3198412

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