SouthViews No. 232, 10 December 2021
Jamaica’s Perspective on Reform of the Global Investment Regime
By Omar Chedda
The Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a severe blow to the world economy, and in particular, Jamaica’s economy, due to supply chain bottlenecks and reduction of tourism, on which Jamaica is heavily dependent. This is the context in which Jamaica is now reviewing its investment regime to ensure that investments contribute to recovery, building resilience and sustainable development, while improving investor rights and obligations in line with global trends.
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This article was tagged: Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs), Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), International Investment Agreements (IIAs), Investment, Investment Agreement, Investment Arbitration, Investment Facilitation, Investment Law and Policy, Investment Treaties, Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) System, Jamaica, Multilateral Investment Court (MIC), Pan-African Investment Code, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UNCITRAL WGIII, United Nations Commission for International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)