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- Author: Karl P. Sauvant, Huiping Chen
- Publication Date: 12-2012
- Content Type: Policy Brief
- Institution: Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
- Abstract: China is the largest foreign direct investment (FDI) host and home country among emerging markets, the United States among developed countries. As host countries, both seek to maintain policy space to pursue their own legitimate public policy objectives; as home countries, both seek to protect their investors' outward FDI. The development of their bilateral investment treaties (BITs) over the past decade reflects this: Chinese BITs have become more protective of investors, US ones more respectful of host country interests. If agreement is reached between both, it would provide a template for future investment agreements.
- Topic: Economics, Emerging Markets, Treaties and Agreements, Foreign Direct Investment
- Political Geography: United States, China