Status: UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration (effective date: 1 April 2014)

The following table presents a non-exhaustive list of investment treaties concluded after 1 April 2014 where the Rules on Transparency, or provisions modelled on the Rules on Transparency, are applicable in some instances of investor-State dispute resolution. The list is based on the database of international investment agreements maintained by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development(UNCTAD).

The contents of this table are only updated on the UNCITRAL website on an annual basis.

The UNCITRAL Secretariat also prepares yearly a document containing the Status of Conventions and Enactments of UNCITRAL Model Laws, which is available on the web page of the corresponding UNCITRAL Commission session.

All dates: DD/MM/YYYY

Treaty

Signature

Entry into force

Relevant articles

Australia-Indonesia BIT Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA)
04/03/2019
 
Article 14.25.1.(d), Article 14.31*
Argentina-Japan
BIT
Agreement between the Argentine Republic and Japan for the Promotion and Protection of Investment
01/12/2018
 
Article 25.4.(b), Article 25.19*
Canada-Mexico-United States of
America USMCA
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
30/11/2018
 
Mexico-United States Annex 14-D Article 14.D.3.3.(c),
Article 14.D.8*
Japan-Jordan BIT Agreement between Japan and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for the promotion and protection of investment
27/11/2018
 
Article 23.4.(c)
Kazakhstan-Singapore BIT Agreement between the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the government of the Republic of Singapore on the Promotion and Mutual Protection of Investments
21/11/2018
 
Article 12.2.(d)
United Arab Emirates-Uruguay BIT Agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay for the promotion and reciprocal protection of investments
24/10/2018
 
Article 11.4.(c)
European Union-Singapore BIT Investment Protection Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Singapore, of the other part
15/10/2018
 
Article 3.6.2.(c), Annex 8*
Belarus-India BIT Treaty between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of India on Investments
24/09/2018
 
Article 16.1.(c), Article 22*
Canada-Moldova BIT Agreement between the government of Canada and the government of the Republic of Moldova for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
12/06/2018
 
Article 23.1.(c), Article 30 ad 31*
Morocco-Congo BIT Agreement between the government of the Kingdom of Morocco and the government of the Republic of Congo
for the promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
30/04/2018
 
Article 9.3.(b)
Japan-United Arab Emirates BIT Agreement between Japan and the United Arab Emirates for the Promotion and Protection of Investment
30/04/2018
 
Article 17.4.(c)
Argentina-United Arab Emirates BIT Free Trade Agreement between Argentina and Chile
16/04/2018
 
Article 21.2.(b)
Argentina-Chile BIT Free Trade Agreement between Argentina and Chile
2/11/2017
 
Article 8.24.4(b), Article 8.32*
Rwanda-United Arab Emirate BIT Agreement between the Republic of Rwanda and the United Arab Emirates on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
1/11/2017
 
Article 14.1(c)**
Nigeria-Morocco BIT Reciprocal Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco and the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
3/12/2016
 
Article 27(1)(b)
Chile-Hong Kong, China SAR BIT
Investment Agreement between theGovernment of the Hong Kong SpecialAdministrative Region of the People'sRepublic of China and the Government ofthe Republic of Chile
18/11/2016
 
Article 21(4)(a),Articles 26(2),28*
Argentina-Qatar BIT
The Reciprocal Promotion and Protection ofInvestments between the Argentine Republicand the State of Qatar
6/11/2016
 
Article 14(3)(e)
Rwanda-Turkey BIT
Agreement between the Government of theRepublic of Rwanda and the Government ofthe Republic of Turkey concerning theReciprocal Promotion and Protection ofInvestments
3/11/2016
 
Article 10(2)(b)(ii)
Canada-EU CETA
Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada, of the one part and the European Union (and its Member States), of the other part
30/10/2016
 
Articles 8.36, 8.37 and 8.38*
Morocco-Rwanda BIT
Agreement between the Government of theRepublic of Rwanda and the GovernmentKingdom of Morocco on the ReciprocalPromotion and Protection of Investments
19/10/2016
 
Article 8(2)(iii)
Canada-Mongolia BIT
Agreement Between Canada and Mongoliafor the Promotion and Protection ofInvestments
08/09/2016
24/02/2017
Article 23(1)(2), Articles 30 and 31*
Japan-Kenya BIT
Agreement between the Government of Japan and the Government of the Republic of Kenya for the Promotion and Protection of Investment
28/08/2016
14/09/2017
Article 15(4)(b)(iii), Article 15.13*
Austria-Kyrgyzstan BIT
Agreement on the Promotion and Protection of Investments between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the Republic of Austria
22/04/2016
 
Article 14(1)(c)(iii), Article 14(3)*
Morocco-Russian Federation BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco on the Promotion and Mutual Protection of Capital Investments
15/03/2016
 
Article 9(2)(c)
Canada-Hong Kong, China SAR BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Canada for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
10/02/2016
06/09/2016
Articles 27 and 29*
Iran-Japan BIT
Agreement Between Japan and the Islamic Republic of Iran on Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investment
5/02/2016
26/04/2017
Article 18(2)(b)
TPP
Trans-Pacific Partnership
4/02/2016
 
Article 9.19(4)(c), Articles 9.23 (2-3), 9.24*
CPTPP Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
4/02/2016
30/12/2018
Article 9.19.4(c), Article 9.24, Additional elements of transparency in 9.23
Iran-Slovakia BIT
Agreement between the Slovak Republic and the Islamic Republic of Iran for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
19/01/2016
30/12/2018
Article 17(3)(a), Article 14(4)*
Iran-Russian Federation BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran about Promotion and Mutual Protection of Capital Investments
23/12/2015
06/04/2017
Article 9(2)(c)
Kuwait-Kyrgyzstan BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the State of Kuwait for the encouragement and reciprocal protection of investments
13/12/2015
 
Article 10(3)(b)*
Azerbaijan-San Marino BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of San Marino and the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
23/09/2015
 
Article 12(2)(c)
Mauritius-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the Government of the United Arab Emirates and the Government of the Republic of Mauritius for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
20/09/2015
28/12/2017
Article 10(4)d
China-Turkey BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the People's Republic of China concerning the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
29/07/2015
 
Article 9.2(c)
Japan-Oman BIT
Agreement between Japan and the Sultanate of Oman for the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investment
19/06/2015
21/07/2017
Article 15.4(c), Article 15.12*
Eurasian Economic Union-Viet Nam FTA
Free Trade Agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, of the other part
29/05/2015
 
Article 8.38:3(b)
Guinea Bissau-Morocco BIT
Agreement between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Guinea-Bissau for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
28/05/2015
 
Article 9(3)(b)
Canada-Guinea BIT
Agreement for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments between Canada and the Republic of Guinea
27/05/2015
27/03/2017
Article 24(1)(3), Articles 31 and 32*
Denmark-Macedonia BIT
Agreement between the Macedonian Government and the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
08/05/2015
30/06/2016
Article 9(2)(b)
Burkina Faso-Canada BIT
Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Burkina Faso for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
20/04/2015
11/10/2017
Article 25.1(3)
Articles 32 and 33*
Japan-Mongolia EPA
Agreement between Japan and Mongolia for an Economic Partnership
10/02/2015
07/06/2016
Article 10.13:4(c), Article 10.13:19*
Japan-Ukraine BIT
Agreement between Japan and Ukraine for the Promotion and Protection of Investment
05/02/2015
26/11/2015
Article 18.4(c)
Japan-Uruguay BIT
Agreement between Japan and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay for the Liberalization, Promotion and Protection of Investment
26/01/2015
14/04/2017
Article 21.3(c), Article 21.18*
Kyrgyzstan-Qatar BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the State of Qatar on the Mutual Promotion and Protection of Investments
08/12/2014
 
Article 9(3)(d)
Kyrgyzstan-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the United Arab Emirates on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
07/12/2014
05/01/2016
Article 10(3)(a)
Canada-Côte d'Ivoire BIT
Canada-Côte d'Ivoire Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement
30/11/2014
14/12/2015
Article 23.1(c)
Articles 30 and 31*
Canada-Mali BIT
Agreement between Canada and Mali for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
28/11/2014
08/06/2016
Article 23.1(c)
Articles 30 and 31*
Canada-Senegal BIT
Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Senegal for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
27/11/2014
05/08/2016
Article 24.1(c)
Articles 31 and 32*
Japan-Kazakhstan BIT
Agreement between Japan and the Republic of Kazakhstan for the Promotion and Protection of Investment
23/10/2014
25/10/2015
Article 17.4(c)
Azerbaijan-Russian Federation BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Azerbaijan for the Promotion and Mutual Protection of Investments
29/09/2014
16/11/2015
Article 8(2)(b)
Canada-Serbia BIT
Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Serbia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
01/09/2014
27/04/2015
Article 24.1(c)
Articles 31 and 32*
Colombia-Turkey BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of the Republic of Turkey concerning the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
28/07/2014
 
Article 12.6(b)
Colombia-France BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of the French Republic on the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
10/07/2014
 
Article 15.4(b)
Article 15.12
Egypt-Mauritius BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Mauritius and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt on the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
25/06/2014
17/10/2014
Article 10.4
Republic of Moldova-Montenegro BIT
Agreement between the Government of Montenegro and the Government of the Republic of Moldova on Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
20/06/2014
23/06/2015
Article 8(2)(c)
Georgia-Switzerland BIT
Agreement between the Swiss Confederation and Georgia on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
03/06/2014
17/04/2015
Article 10(2)(b), Article 10(3)*
Eurasian Economic Union TIP
Treaty on Eurasian Economic Union
29/05/2014
01/01/2015
Annex 16, Section VII, Article 6(85)(3)
Greece-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement Between the Government of the United Arab Emirates and The Government of the Hellenic Republic on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
06/05/2014
06/03/2016
Article 10(3)(b), Article 10(4)*
Canada-Nigeria BIT
Agreement between Canada and the Federal Republic of Nigeria for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
06/05/2014
 
Article 24.1(c)
Articles 31 and 32*
Bahrain-Russian Federation BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain about promotion and mutual protection of capital investments
29/04/2014
25/12/2015
Article 8(2)(b)
Belarus-Cambodia BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Belarus and the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
23/04/2014
 
Article 8(2)(d)**

*Specific treaty provision on transparency.

** Application of the Rules of Transparency, unless otherwise decided by the disputing parties.