Taiwan And Canada To Start Talks On Investment Agreement

On January 10, Taiwan and Canada agreed to begin discussions on the Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA), as a way for Taiwan to strengthen its affiliation to other democracies. According to Taiwan News, the agreement is intended to “ensure fair treatment of investors, transparent dispute-settling mechanisms,” and increase “representation of female and indigenous members in boardrooms and arbitration systems.” Both Canada and Taiwan strongly believe they would benefit