International investment policymaking is in transition 20 Jun -
UNCTAD's fourth IIA Issues Note for this year looks at treaty termination rules in bilateral investment treaties (BITs). It finds that 1,300 BITs will have reached their "anytime termination stage" by the end of this year.
Secretary-General meets with President of Seychelles 19 Jun -
UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi has met with Seychelles President James Michel, and has handed over an independent review of the country's competition and consumer protection legislation.
Latin American bank to lead export-import network 17 Jun -
Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (Bladex) has been elected to lead the Global Network of Exim Banks and Development Finance Institutions (G-NEXID) for the next four years.
Ninth UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures released 16 Jun -
The report finds that G20 members have continued to honour their pledge not to introduce new restrictive policies for international investment. However, it cautions policymakers that foreign direct investment (FDI) may not only be limited through formal policy changes, but also through individual administrative decisions and informal public signals that are beyond the scope of the report.