British Overseas Territories:Written question - HL2132

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Asked by Lord Ashcroft
Asked on: 15 October 2014
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
British Overseas Territories
Lords
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish a list of investment protection treaties agreed by all United Kingdom Overseas Territories with another country.
Answered on: 24 October 2014

The UK has extended a number of Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements (IPPA) to the Overseas Territories when the Territories have provided a case for doing so and the other country agreed. These are the IPPAs currently in force that have been extended to Overseas Territories:

UK-Antigua & Barbuda IPPA (Gibraltar)

UK-Belize IPPA (Cayman Islands, Turks & Caicos Islands)

UK-Dominica IPPA (Gibraltar)

UK-Grenada IPPA (Bermuda, Gibraltar, Turks & Caicos Islands)

UK-Guyana IPPA (Bermuda, Gibraltar, Turks & Caicos Islands)

UK-Hungary IPPA (Bermuda, Gibraltar, Turks & Caicos Islands)

UK-Indonesia IPPA (Bermuda)

UK-Korea Republic IPPA (Turks & Caicos Islands)

UK-Mauritius IPPA (Gibraltar)

UK-Panama IPPA (Cayman Islands)

UK- Philippines IPPA (Turks & Caicos Islands)

UK-Singapore IPPA (Turks & Caicos Islands)

UK-St Lucia IPPA (Cayman Islands, Turks & Caicos Islands)

UK-Thailand IPPA (Turks & Caicos Islands)

UK-Tunisia IPPA (Bermuda, Gibraltar, Turks & Caicos Islands)

Records of all treaties involving the United Kingdom concluded between 1834 and 31 March 2014 can currently be found through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)’s UK Treaties Online service at: http://treaties.fco.gov.uk/treaties/treaty.htm

Details of treaties involving the United Kingdom since March 2014 can be found on the FCO Treaty Section’s pages on GOV.UK at: https://www.gov.uk/uk-treaties

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