Scope and Definition of "Investment"
|作者：||The Separate Customs Teritory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu|
World Trade Organization WT/WGTI/W/128 1 July 2002 (02-3648) Working Group on the Relationship between Trade and Investment Original: English communication from the separate customs territory of taiwan, penghu, kinmen and matsu The following communication, dated 28 June 2002, has been received from the Permanent Mission of the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu. _______________ Scope and Definition of “Investment” The Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu would like to follow up the issues discussed in the Working Group meeting on April 18 and 19, 2002 on the scope and definition of investment. We are of the general view that the definition of “Investment” in the future WTO rules on investment should be broad in scope so as to afford adequate protection for investors. Indeed, the adoption of an asset-based definition of “Investment” will be consistent with various bilateral investment agre