US-Africa Bilateral Downloads

This section covers the Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) between the United States and Sub-Saharan African countries. BITs are agreements concluded between two States which define the broad terms and conditions under which private individuals and companies invest in each others territories. The United States has to date concluded a number of BITs with various countries, including African countries.

WAEMU - United States (TIFA) - french

Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) and the Government of the United States of America.

Author
WAEMU - US
Organisation
WAEMU - US
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WAEMU - United States (TIFA) - english

Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) and the Government of the United States of America.

Author
WAEMU - US
Organisation
WAEMU - US
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Rwanda - United States (TIFA)

Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the United States of America and the Republic of Rwanda.

Author
Rwanda - US
Organisation
Rwanda - US
Publication Date
07 June 2006
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Nigeria - United States (TIFA)

Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the United States of America and the Republic of Nigeria.

Author
Nigeria - US
Organisation
Nigeria - US
Publication Date
16 February 2000
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Mozambique - United States (TIFA)

Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the United States of America and the Republic of Mozambique.  

Author
Mozambique - US
Organisation
Mozambique - US
Publication Date
21 June 2005
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Mauritius - United States (TIFA)

Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the United States of America and the Republic of Mauritius.

Author
Mauritius - US
Organisation
Mauritius - US
Publication Date
18 September 2006
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Liberia - United States (TIFA)

Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the United States of America and the Republic of Liberia.  

Author
Liberia - US
Organisation
Liberia - US
Publication Date
15 February 2007
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Ghana - United States (TIFA)

Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the United States of America and the Republic of Ghana.  

Author
Ghana - US
Organisation
Ghana - US
Publication Date
26 February 1999
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EAC - United States (TIFA)

Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the East African Community (EAC) and the Government of the United States of America.

Author
EAC - US
Organisation
EAC - US
Publication Date
16 July 2008
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Angola - United States (TIFA) - english

Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Angola concerning the development of trade and investment relations.

Author
Angola - US
Organisation
Angola - US
Publication Date
19 May 2009
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COMESA - US (TIFA)

Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Common Market For Eastern And Southern Africa (COMESA) concerning the development of trade and investment relations. 

Author
COMESA - US
Organisation
COMESA - US
Publication Date
29 October 2001
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Angola - United States (TIFA) - portuguese

Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Angola concerning the development of trade and investment relations.

Author
US-Angola
Organisation
US-Angola
Publication Date
19 May 2009
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Where are the BITs? How US Bilateral Investment Treaties with Africa can promote development

This paper focuses on the role that bilateral investment treaties (BITs) can play in promoting development in sub-Saharan Africa. BITs defend and promote investment abroad by providing core protections to foreign investors, reducing investors'  exposure to political riskand uncertain business environments. But despite their potential benefits, BITs have been almost completely missing from US engagement in sub-Saharan Africa over the last twenty years.

Author
Ben Leo
Organisation
Center for Global Development
Publication Date
08 April 2010
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Cameroon - United States Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT)

Bilateral Investment Treaty between Cameroon and the United States. Signed February 26, 1986; Entered into force April 6, 1989, 99th CONGRESS 2nd Session

Publication Date
06 April 1989
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Congo - United States Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT)

Bilateral Investment Treaty between Congo (Brazzaville) and the United States. Signed February 12, 1990; Entered into Force August 13, 1994. 102nd CONGRESS 1st Session 

Publication Date
13 August 1994
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Rwanda - United States Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT)

Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) between United States and Rwanda. 

Author
United States - Rwanda
Organisation
United States - Rwanda
Publication Date
01 June 2012
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South Africa - United States (TIFA) Agreement

Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between South Africa and the United States.

Author
South Africa - US
Organisation
South Africa - US
Publication Date
01 February 2010
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MODEL United States Bilateral Investment Treaty - 2012

The United States' model bilateral investment treaty (BIT) - following a review - leading to this revised 2012 model BIT.

Author
US Department of State
Organisation
US Department of State
Publication Date
20 April 2012