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Investment Contract

For the purposes of this website, foreign investment contracts are agreements between a foreign investor (or a local subsidiary of a foreign investor) and a state (or a state-owned entity). They set the terms and conditions for an investment project in the territory of that state. Foreign investment contracts include concession agreements, Mining Development Agreements and Production-Sharing Contracts.

Source: IIED Briefing 4: Foreign Investment Contracts (2007) 

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