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Investment Treaties Templape


Country Cambodia Lao PDR Myanmar Thailand Vietnam Yunnan, China
Name Law on Investment       Law on Investment Various  
Number 13 19 3   25 104
Enacted General Approach     Canada General Approach Swiss
Example       Thai   China
Year 1993     1997   1987
All Sectors Yes     Yes, inc. Goodwill Yes, Priority Sectors Yes
Limitations Land     Real Estate, intl. agreements Some sectors need PM OK No, Includes prior FDI
Thresholds Not Stated Permitted     State procurement, Cultural Industry Not Stated Not stated Permitted Not stated Permitted
In-Kind duty exempted     Not Stated 30% equity minimum  
Majority Foreign Ownership Permitted Yes     Not Stated Yes, up to 100% Not Stated
Domestic Sales Permitted Not Stated     Not Stated Yes, Exports may limited Not Stated
Compulsory Sales via SOE or Agency Not Stated     Not Stated Not stated but in convertible currency, max 90 , or 180 days delay
Dispute Mechanism Consult, Council for Development of Cambodia, Court, International     Consultation, Arbitration/ICSID Negotiate, then local Court Case-by-case arbitration
Countries Malaysia, Thailand, China, Singapore, Switzerland, ROK, Germany, Indonesia, France, Philippines, Croatia, Cuba, Vietnam Australia, China, France, Germany, Indonesia, ROK, Malaysia, Mongolia, Thailand, UK, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Vietnam, Cuba, Singapore, Denmark, India, Myanmar Philippines, China, Lao PDR Bangladesh, Bel-Lux, Cambodia, China, Czech, Finland, Germany, Hungary, ROK, Lao PDR, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Canada Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Bel-Lux, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, ROK, Lithuania, Malaysia, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Taiwan, Ukraine, Austria, Cuba, Latvia, Lithuania, Algeria, Argentina, Bulgaria, Lao PDR, Uzbekistan, Czech, Egypt, India, Chile, Tajikistan, Cambodia Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bel-Lux, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Czech, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, ROK, Kuwait, Kyrgyz, Lao PDR, Lithuania, Malaysia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, N. Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, PNG, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, S. Africa, Nigeria, Macedonia, Gabon, DR Congo, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Syria, S. Arabia, Mauritius, Lebanon, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Algeria, Botswana, Iran, Cyprus, Jordan, Kenya, Mozambique, Myanmar, Sierra Leone, Bosnia, Cote Ivoire, Trinidad Kingdom. Yugoslavia
Note: Some Treaties Only Signed. Not Entered Into Effect. For details see Payment Option.
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