- Investment Agreements with China: Exploring the Relations between the Canada-China FIPA and the US-C
Hugh Stephens, Distinguished Fellow, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Oct 15, 2014
Following the ratification of Canada’s Foreign Investment Protection Agreement with China, Hugh Stephens examines the controversy surrounding the Canadian agreement and explains how existing trade and investment treaties between China and the United States promote Canadian investment interests as well.
Yu Xiang, Senior Fellow, China Construction Bank Research Institute
Jul 31, 2014
Making progress on a China-U.S. bilateral investment treaty is difficult. There are a variety of economic and political factors that could create setbacks, but both sides need to make a concerted effort to overcome these challenges because concluding an agreement would be in the interests of both parties and the world at large.
Qian Liwei, Researcher, China Institutes of Contemporary Int'l Relations
Jul 17, 2013
The road to a successful BIT will no doubt be full of political uncertainties and economic bargains in the foreseeable future, but mutual openness of market and investment is allowing a new field of cooperation between China and U.S., writes Qian Liwei.