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Table 7. FTAs in effect with investment chapter or clause (2008-2015)

With Investment Chapter National Treatment
FULL NAME SHORT NAME YEAR IN EFFECT Separate Investment Chapter Only Service in Chapter Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) with BIT and Investment Chapter Most-Favored Nation (MFN) Pre-Establishment Post-Establishment Prohibition of Performance Requirements Dispute Settlement Mechanism Fair and equitable treatment Free transfers on investment-related transactions and capital movements Expropriation and compensation for losses Restrictions on nationality requirements for senior management and boards of directors
Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement JPEPA 2008 X X X X X X
Taipei,China-El Salvador-Honduras Free Trade Agreement Taipei,China-El Salvador-Honduras FTA 2008 X X X X X X X X X
Japan-Indonesia Economic Partnership Agreement Japan-Indonesia EPA 2008 X X X X X X X X
Taipei,China and Nicaragua Free Trade Agreement Taipei,China-Nicaragua FTA 2008 X X X X X X X X X
New Zealand-People's Republic of China Free Trade Agreement New Zealand-PRC FTA 2008 X X X X X X X X X X
Japan-Brunei Free Trade Agreement Japan-Brunei FTA 2008 X X X X X X X X
Malaysia-Pakistan Closer Economic Partnership Agreement Malaysia-Pakistan CEPA 2008 X X X X X X X X X X
Singapore-Peru Free Trade Agreement Singapore-Peru FTA 2009 X X X X X X X X X
Japan-Viet Nam Economic Partnership Agreement Japan-Viet Nam EPA 2009 X X
People's Republic of China-Singapore Free Trade Agreement PRC-Singapore FTA 2009 X X X X X X X X X
Japan-Switzerland Economic Partnership Agreement Japan-Switzerland EPA 2009 X X X X X X X X
Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement Australia-Chile FTA 2009 X X X X X X X X
ASEAN-India Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement ASEAN-India CECA 2010 X X X X X X X X
India-[Republic of] Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement India-[Republic of] Korea CEPA 2010 X X X X X X X X
People's Republic of China-Peru Free Trade Agreement PRC-Peru FTA 2010 X X X X X X X
ASEAN-Australia and New Zealand Free Trade Agreement ASEAN-ANZ FTA 2010 X X X X X X X X X X
People's Republic of China-Taipei,China Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement PRC-Taipei,China ECFA 2010 X
Malaysia-India Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement Malaysia-India CECA 2011 X X X X X X X X X
People's Republic of China-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement PRC-Costa Rica FTA 2011 X
Japan-India Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement Japan-India EPA 2011 X X X X X X X X X
[Republic of] Korea-Peru FTA [Republic of] Korea-Peru FTA 2011 X X X X X X X X X X
Hong Kong, China-European Free Trade Association Free Trade Agreement Hong Kong, China-EFTA FTA 2012 X X
[Republic of] Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement [Republic of] Korea-US FTA 2012 X X X X X X X X X
Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement MAFTA 2013 X X X X X X X X
New Zealand-Taipei,China Economic Cooperation Agreement New Zealand-Taipei,China ECA 2013 X X X X X X X X X
Singapore-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement Singapore-Costa Rica FTA 2013 X X X X X X X X X
Singapore-Taipei,China FTA Singapore-Taipei,China FTA 2014 X X X X X X X X X X
Australia-[Republic of] Korea Free Trade Agreement Australia-[Republic of] Korea FTA 2014 X X X X X X X X X
[Republic of] Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreement [Republic of] Korea-Canada FTA 2015 X X X X X X X X X
Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement Japan-Australia EPA 2015 X X X X X X X X
Malaysia-Turkey Free Trade Agreement Malaysia-Turkey FTA 2015
[Republic of] Korea-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement [Republic of] Korea-Viet Nam FTA 2015 X X X X X X X X X
New Zealand-[Republic of] Korea Closer Economic Partnership NZKCEP 2015 X X X X X X X X X
People's Republic of China-[Republic of] Korea Free Trade Agreement PRC-[Republic of] Korea FTA 2015 X X X X X X X X X X
People's Republic of China-Australia Free Trade Agreement PRC-Australia FTA 2015 X X X X X X
Thailand-Chile Free Trade Agreement Thailand-Chile FTA 2015
Japan-Mongolia Economic Partnership Agreement Japan-Mongolia EPA 2016 X X X X X X X X
[Republic of] Korea-Colombia Free Trade Agreement [Republic of] Korea-Colombia FTA 2016 X X X X X X X X X
Viet Nam-Eurasian Economic Union Free Trade Agreement Viet Nam-EEU FTA 2016 X


Notes:

60 FTAs are in effect from 2008 to 2016 with 38 FTAs containing either an investment chapter or a clause. Of the 38 FTAs, 34 have an investment chapter while another 4 contain investment provisions in the services chapter.
As of December 2016
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