Improving the negative list administrative system in Pilot Free Trade Zone: experience from the China–US BIT negotiation
(2.Institute of World Economics, Shanghai Academy of Social Science)
【Abstract】The pilot free trade zone establishes a "negative list" administrative model, aiming to provide pre-establishment national treatment and a negative list for China-US BIT negotiation on a trial basis. There are still several differences between Pilot Free Trade Zone negative list and China- US BIT negotiation negative list and its model text. This paper suggests that the modification of Pilot Free Trade Zone negative list should focus on reducing foreign investment restrictions, expanding the framework of the negative list, improving the elements of the negative list and enhancing the transparency of adoption of negative list.
【Keywords】 BIT; negative list; foreign investment administration;
(Translated by GUO Yue)
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