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Part II Economic Regulation by Home and Host Countries, 5 The Control of Inward Investment by Host States

From: Multinational Enterprises & the Law (2nd Edition)

Peter T Muchlinski

From: Investment Claims (http://oxia.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved. date: 21 March 2023

Foreign Direct Investment — Investment ‘in accordance with host state law’ — Investor
This chapter deals with the principal techniques used by host states to control the entry and establishment of foreign direct investment. These techniques represent policy responses that seek to preserve national economic independence against possible threats from the activities of foreign investors. They range, at one extreme, from the complete exclusion of foreign investors to techniques of controlled access to the host state's economy. In the next chapter techniques for the encouragement of foreign direct investment will be considered both at the level of the...
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