Investment Laws Navigator

Published: October 19, 2017
Investment Laws Navigator

United Nations Conference on Trade and Investment (UNCTAD) has recently released the Investment Laws Navigator on UNCTAD's Investment Policy Hub. The new database contains detailed mapping of over 100 investment laws around the globe. Together with UNCTAD's databases on policy measuresinternational investment agreements and dispute settlement, it represents the key features of national and international investment policies.

The Investment Laws database allows users to access the full text of the national investment laws and search for key topics (e.g. entry conditions, investment promotion, dispute settlement) as well as for individual law articles (e.g. definition of investment, national treatment, expropriation clause).

The new UNCTAD Investment Laws database also offers a tool for policymakers, companies, academics and others to compare investment laws between countries and analyse their coherence between national investment laws and international investment agreements.