NAFTA: A Ten Year Perspective and Implications for the Future : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on International Economic Policy, Export and Trade Promotion of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, Second Session, April 20, 2004, Volume 4
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on International Economic Policy, Export and Trade Promotion
U.S. Government Printing Office, 2004 - 91 pages
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Page 85 - fair and equitable treatment" and "full protection and security" do not require treatment in addition to or beyond that which is required by the customary international law minimum standard of treatment of aliens. 3. A determination that there has been a breach of another provision of the NAFTA, or of a separate international agreement, does not establish that there has been a breach of Article 1 105(1).
Page 22 - From 1967 to 1980, the Colombian economy experienced sustained growth. GDP grew at an average annual rate of over 5 percent during this period, supported by an expanded labor force, increased labor productivity, and accelerated investment. The most noticeable results of this economic expansion were strong export earnings and a large increase in foreign exchange reserves.
Page 23 - Act: the right of association, the right to organize and bargain collectively...
Page 84 - Party may: (a) impose on an investor of another Party a requirement that a minimum level of equity in an enterprise in the territory of the Party...
Page 84 - Each Party shall accord to investments of investors of another Party treatment in accordance with international law, including fair and equitable treatment and full protection and security.
Page 57 - Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee: I am pleased to testify today on behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers (the NAM) regarding the US — China economic relationship.
Page 65 - US Direct Investment Abroad: Balance of Payments and Direct Investment Position Data.
Page 84 - ... except for a public purpose, on a non-discriminatory basis, in accordance with due process of law and on payment of prompt, adequate and effective compensation.
Page 83 - Chase Is on for the Whole Enchilada," The Banker, June 1, 2004. and 1117.14 For NAFTA dispute settlement process purposes, the definition of investment is broadened to include minority interests, portfolio investment, and real property.15 In the event that a state breaches one of NAFTA Chapter ll's substantive obligations, the investor may initiate an ad hoc arbitration tribunal, pursuant to Article 1120. The tribunals operate under the arbitration rules of either the International Center for Settlement...