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The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

David Collins


This book examines the relatively recent and under-explored phenomenon of outward foreign direct investment (FDI) from the large emerging market countries, focusing on the four BRIC states (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) and on the services sector meaning primarily telecommunications, finance, and transport. It considers the international legal framework governing FDI, discussing the nature and extent of the bilateral and regional investment treaty commitments undertaken by each of the BRIC states, including their commitments under the WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services, as well as ... More

Keywords: fdi, outward foreign direct investment, bric states, brazil, russia, india, china, treaty, environmental protection, human rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199652716
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652716.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Collins, author
Senior Lecturer, The City Law School, City University London