F. No. 26/5/2013-IC
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 28th December, 2015
Subject: India’s Model Bilateral Investment Treaty Text
India’s Model Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) Text has been approved.
2. The text of the revised Model Bilateral Investment Treaty is at Annex, which will replace the existing Indian Model BIT.
3. Henceforth, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) will lead all negotiations on standalone BITs and investment chapters of CECAs/CEPAs/FTAs, along with representatives from the Ministries/Departments concerned, to ensure convergence between trade and investment issues.
Joint Secretary to the Govt. of India
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