Workshop on the Relationship between Investment and Trade in Services in Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) and Other International Investment Agreements

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Workshop on the Relationship between Investment and Trade in Services in Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) and Other International Investment Agreements

Publication Number

APEC#207-CT-04.6

Published Date

April 2007

Type of Publication

Proceedings

Publications Under

CTI Sub-Fora & Industry Dialogues Groups, Investment Experts' Group(IEG), Group on Services(GOS)

Accessed

18252

Pages

700

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Description

(Reproduced electronically in July 2007). The APEC Group on Services (GOS) and the Investment Experts Group (IEG) held a Joint Workshop in Adelaide on 18 April 2007. The purpose of the workshop was to explore the interface between the provisions on investment and trade in services in APEC regional trade agreements (RTAs) and bilateral investment treaties (BITs).

  • Report by the IEG and GOS Convenors
  • Programme
  • Outline
  • Session 1: The Coverage of Investment Provisions regarding Services
  • Session 2: The Interaction between the Services and Investment Chapters
  • Session 3: Degree of liberalisation achieved by different approaches to services/investment in RTA’s
  • Session 4: What are the implications for the MFN rule at the regional/bilateral level
  • Concluding Remarks by the IEG/GOS convenor