Impact of bilateral investment treaties on foreign direct investment in Africa

  title={Impact of bilateral investment treaties on foreign direct investment in Africa},
  author={Parfait Bihkongnyuy Beri and Gabila Fohtung Nubong},
  journal={African Development Review},
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Protection Standards in Bilateral Investment Treaties and Their Contribution in Attracting Foreign Direct Investment

Since the mid-1980s, most countries, especially the developing, have become more open to foreign direct investment (FDI) aiming to benefit from its fiscal development contributions, as countries with

Can African Countries Attract Investments without Bilateral Investment Treaties? The Ghanaian Case

  • Dn Dagbanja
  • Economics
    Australasian Review of African Studies
  • 2019
Can bilateral investment treaties (BITs) play any singular or distinctive role in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) to African countries? This article analyses data on FDI flows to Ghana

Economic Report on Africa 2019

  • Un. Eca
  • Economics
    Economic Report on Africa
  • 2019

World Investment Report 2018

  • Economics
    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
  • 2018

Does the Quality of Institutions in Host Countries Affect the Location Choice of Chinese OFDI: Evidence from Asia and Africa

ABSTRACT This article investigates the interactive effect of institutional quality and natural resources (divided into fuel and nonfuel resources) on the flows of Chinese outbound foreign direct

Institutions sans frontières: International agreements and foreign investment

We examine whether the presence of International Investment Agreements (IIAs), negotiated among countries for foreign investor protection, lowers political risk faced by multinational enterprises

Do bilateral investment treaties attract foreign direct investment? Only a bit - and they could bite

Touted as an important commitment device that attracts foreign investors, the number of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) ratified by developing countries has grown dramatically. The author tests

Political Environment and Chinese OFDI Under RMB Appreciation: A Panel Data Analysis

ABSTRACT We examine the role of political environment (PE) in determining Chinese multinational corporations’ (MNCs) investment decisions considering the RenMinBi (RMB) exchange rate (ER) movement.

Relationship-specific investment and hold-up problems in supply chains: theory and experiments

Supply chains today routinely use third parties for many strategic activities, such as manufacturing, R&D, or software development. These activities often include relationship-specific investment on