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China's International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

Julien Chaisse


The phenomenal story of China’s ‘unprecedented disposition to engage the international legal order’ has been primarily told and examined by political scientists and economists. Since China adopted its ‘open door’ policy in 1978, which altered its development strategy from self-sufficiency to active participation in the world market and aimed at attracting foreign investment to fuel its economic development, the underlying policy for mobilizing inward foreign direct investment (IFDI) remains unchanged to date. With the 1997 launch of the ‘Going Global’ policy, an outward focus regarding foreign ... More

Keywords: foreign direct investment (FDI), China, international investment agreements (IIAs), free trade agreements (FTAs), investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS), state-owned enterprises (SOEs), Going Global, multi-national enterprises

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198827450
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198827450.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julien Chaisse, editor
Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

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Julien Chaisse

1 China’s Inward Investment

Michael J Enright*

2 China’s Outward Investment

Hui Yao Wang and Lu Miao*

10 Issues on SOEs in BITs

Xinquan Tu, Na Sun, and Zhen Dai*

14 Towards an Asia-Pacific Regional Investment Regime

Amokura Kawharu and Luke Nottage*

17 G20 Guiding Principles for Global Investment Policy-making

Anna Joubin-Bret and Cristian Rodriguez Chiffelle*

23 Investment Treaty Arbitration in Asia

Matthew Hodgson* and Adam Bryan**

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