Foreign direct investment (FDI) and the EU

18-03-2011

Since 1959, Member States have concluded over 1 500 Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) with recipient countries. Worldwide there are over 2 500 BITs between countries. The Lisbon Treaty has now transferred responsibility from MS to EU level.

Since 1959, Member States have concluded over 1 500 Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) with recipient countries. Worldwide there are over 2 500 BITs between countries. The Lisbon Treaty has now transferred responsibility from MS to EU level.