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

Hungary-Kyrgyzstan BIT
Agreement between the Government of Hungary and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
29/09/2020
 
Article 9.3.(c), Article 11*
Japan-Morocco BIT
Agreement between the Kingdom of Morocco and Japan for the Promotion and Protection of Investment
08/01/2020
 
Article 16.4.(c), Article 16.11*
Iran, Islamic Republic of-Nicaragua BIT
Agreement on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investment between the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Nicaragua
10/08/2019
 
Article 12.2
European Union-Vietnam BIT
Investment Protection Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on the other part
30/06/2019
 
Article 3.28.(j), (k)**, Article 3.46*
India-Kyrgyzstan BIT
Bilateral Investment Treaty between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the Republic of India
14/06/2019
 
Article 16.1.(c), Article 22*
Australia-Uruguay BIT
Agreement between Australia and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay on the Promotion and Protection of Investments
05/04/2019
 
Article 14.1.(h), Article 14.19*
Cabo Verde-Hungary BIT
Agreement between the Government of Hungary and the Government of the Republic of Cabo Verde for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
28/03/2019
 
Article 9.3.(c), Article 11**
Australia-Hong Kong, China SAR BIT
Investment Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China
26/03/2019
 
Article 24.3.(a), Article 30*
Australia-Indonesia BIT
Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA)
04/03/2019
 
Article 14.31
Belarus-Hungary BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Belarus and the Government of Hungary for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
14/01/2019
28/09/2019
Article 9.3.(c), Article 11**
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)
Cambodia-Turkey BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia on the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
21/10/2018
 
Article 9.2.(b)(ii)
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*
Lithuania-Turkey BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
28/08/2018
 
Article 12.15** (Lithuania)
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 and 31*
Japan-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
30/04/2018
 
Article 17.4.(c)*, Article 17.20*
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)
Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, New Zealand, Singapore, Viet Nam
Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
08/03/2018
30/12/2018 (Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand and Singapore), 14/01/2019 (between Canada and Vietnam)
Article 9.19.4.(c), Article 9.23 and 9.24*
Mali-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the government of the Republic of Mali and the Government of the United Arab Emirates on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
06/03/2018
 
Article 11.4.(b)
Mali-Turkey BIT
Agreement between the government of the Republic of Mali and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
02/03/2018
 
Article 10.2.(b)(ii)
Armenia-Japan BIT
Agreement between Japan and the Republic of Armenia for the Liberalisation, Promotion and Protection of Investment
14/02/2018
 
Article 24.4.(c), Article 24.17*
Australia-Peru BIT
Agreement between Australia and the Government of the Republic of Peru on the Promotion and Protection of Investments
12/02/2018
 
Article 8.20.4.(c), Article 8.25*
Argentina-Chile BIT
Free Trade Agreement between Argentina and Chile
02/11/2017
 
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
01/11/2017
 
Article 14.1.(c)**
Turkey-Uzbekistan BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Government of the Republic of Turkey concerning the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
25/10/2017
 
Article 10.4.(c)
Turkey-Ukraine BIT
Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Turkey concerning the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
09/10/2017
06/09/2018
Article 10.3.(c)
Hungary-Tajikistan BIT
Agreement between Hungary and the Republic of Tajikistan for the promotion and reciprocal protection of investments
18/09/2017
04/11/2018
Article 8.2.(c)
Burundi-Turkey BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the Republic of Burundi concerning the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
18/09/2017
 
Article 10.3.(c)
Angola-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Angola and the Government of the United Arab Emirates on the promotion and reciprocal protection of investments
05/04/2017
 
Article 11.3.(b)
Belarus-Sudan BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Belarus and the Government of the Republic of Sudan on the promotion and reciprocal protection of Investments
17/01/2017
 
Article 8.2.(c)
Paraguay-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the Republic of Paraguay and the United Arab Emirates on the promotion and reciprocal protection of investments
16/01/2017
 
Article 9.2.(b)(ii)
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
03/12/2016
 
Article 5.4.(c)
Chile-Hong Kong, China SAR BIT
Investment Agreement between the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative 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 Republic and 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 the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection ofInvestments
30/11/2016
 
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 the Republic of Rwanda and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco on the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
19/10/2016
 
Article 8(2)(iii)
Slovakia-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the Slovak Republic and the United Arab Emirates for the promotion and reciprocal protection of investments
22/09/2016
05/02/2018
Article 17.1.(d), Article 24.1** (Slovak Republic)
Canada-Mongolia BIT
Agreement Between Canada and Mongolia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
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*
Armenia-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the Slovak Republic and the United Arab Emirates for the promotion and reciprocal protection of investments
22/07/2016
21/11/2017
Article 10.4.(d)
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)
Ghana-Turkey BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the Republic of Ghana for the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
01/03/2016
 
Article 14.5.(b)
Iran, Islamic Republic of-Singapore BIT
Agreement on Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments between the Government of the Republic of Singapore and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran
29/02/2016
28/02/2018
Article 11.4.(b)
Ivory Coast-Turkey BIT
Agreement between the Government of Turkey and the Government of the Republic of Ivory Coast concerning the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
29/02/2016
 
Article 10.3.(b)(ii)
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
05/02/2016
26/04/2017
Article 18(2)(b)
TPP
Trans-Pacific Partnership
04/02/2016
 
Article 9.19(4)(c), Articles 9.23 (2-3), 9.24*
CPTPP
Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
04/02/2016
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)*
Nigeria-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Government of the United Arab Emirates on the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
18/01/2016
 
Article 10.2.(c)
Cambodia-Hungary BIT
Agreement between Hungary and the Kingdom of Cambodia for the promotion and reciprocal protection of investments
14/01/2016
30/08/2017
Article 8.3.(d)
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)
Andorra-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the Principality of Andorra and the United Arab Emirates on the promotion and reciprocal protection of investments
28/07/2015
01/08/2017
Article 9.3.(d)
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*
Australia-China BIT
Free Trade Agreement Between the Government of Australia and the People's Republic of China
17/06/2015
20/12/2015
Article 9.10, 9.12.4.(c)*
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*
Cambodia-Russian Federation BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
03/03/2015
07/03/2016
Article 8.2.(b)
Thailand-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the United Arab Emirates on the Promotion and Protection of Investments
23/02/2015
16/12/2016
Article 10.2.(b)(iii)
Japan-Mongolia EPA
Agreement between Japan and Mongolia for an Economic Partnership
10/02/2015
07/06/2016
Article 10.13.4(c), Article 10.19*
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)
Greece-Kuwait BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Hellenic Republic and the Government of the State of Kuwait on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
12/06/2014
28/03/2019
Article 9.3.(b)
Republic of Korea-Myanmar BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Korea and the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
05/06/2014
31/10/2018
Article 11.2.(b)(iii)
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)**
Kenya-Turkey BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kenya and the Government of the Republic of Turkey concerning the reciprocal promotion and protection of investments
08/04/2014
 
Article 9.2.(c)
Australia-Korea BIT
Free Trade Agreement between Australia and the Republic of Korea
08/04/2014
12/12/2014
Article 11.16.3.(c), Article 11.21*

*Specific treaty provision on transparency.

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