Strategic suggestion on using China's Bilateral Investment Treaties to protect outbound investment
Bilateral Investment Treaties ("BITs") are very useful tools for foreign investors, both at the stage of making their investments and when disputes arise. Every outbound investor should consider the availability and level of protection a BIT can provide in relation to any particular investment as an essential part of their strategic planning, since this can be an effective method to manage and mitigate political risk.
Chinese investors are fortunate that China provides the second-largest number of BITs in the world, second only to Germany. This article explores how investors can best make use of this advantage.
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