IIA Navigator This IIAs database – the IIA Navigator – is managed by the IIA section of UNCTAD. You can browse THE IIAs that are completed by a given country or group of countries, view the recently concluded IIAs, or use advanced research for sophisticated research tailored to your needs. Please mention: UNCTAD, International Investment Agreements Navigator, available on investmentpolicy.unctad.org/international-investment-agreements/ IIA Mapping Project The IIA Mapping Project is a cooperative initiative between UNCTAD and universities around the world to represent IIA content. The resulting database serves as a tool to understand trends in CEW development, assess the prevalence of different policy approaches, and identify examples of contracts. The Mapping of IIA Content allows you to browse the results of the project (the page will be regularly updated as new results become available). Please quote as: UNCTAD, mapping of IIA Content, available at investmentpolicy.unctad.org/international-investment-agreements/iia-mapping More information: Mapping Project Description – Methodology document Jamaica is a liberal open economy with strong trade agreements with numerous countries. Jamaica has many trade agreements. Over the years, they have encouraged the free movement of goods and services, reduced or eliminated quotas and tariffs, and opened up attractive trade opportunities in new markets. UNCTAD`s Work Programme on International Investment Agreements (IAA) actively supports policy makers, government officials and other IIA stakeholders in the IIA reform to make them more conducive to sustainable development and inclusive growth. International investment rules are established at bilateral, regional, inter-regional and multilateral levels. It requires policy makers, negotiators, civil society and other stakeholders to be well informed about foreign direct investment, international investment agreements (AI) and their effects on sustainable development.
Key objectives of UNCTAD`s IIA work programme – Reform of the International Investment Agreements (IIA) regime to improve the dimension of sustainable development; A comprehensive analysis of key issues arising from the complexity of the international investment regime; Development of a wide range of instruments to support the development of a more balanced international investment policy. The agreement on trade, economic and technical cooperation between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Government of the Republic of Venezuela is a sub-agreement on trade in goods, but it focuses mainly on trade in goods, but also provides a framework for cooperation between the parties in services and investment, as well as for double taxation agreements.