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/ Zimbabwe has signed trade agreements with various countries to facilitate trade with the international business community. Before exporting, distributors must register with BURS (Customs – Excise Division – Regional Office) and receive a certificate of origin (form 61) for each shipment. Registration conditions. WARNING: Before entering into a commercial contract with a foreign customer, you need to understand the agreements that govern trade between Zimbabwe and the target market. International investment agreements (AI) are divided into two types: (1) bilateral investment agreements and (2) investment contracts. A bilateral investment agreement (ILO) is an agreement between two countries to promote and protect investments made by investors from the countries concerned in the territory of the other country. The vast majority of IDu are bits.
The category of contracts with investment rules (TIPs) includes different types of investment contracts that are not BITs. There are three main types of TIPs: 1) global economic contracts that contain commitments that are often included in ILOs (. B, for example, a free trade agreement with an investment chapter); 2. contracts with limited investment provisions (for example. B, investment creation or free transfer of investment-related funds; and 3) contracts that contain only “framework clauses,” such as. B on investment cooperation and/or a mandate for future investment negotiations. In addition to IDAMIT, there is also an open category of investment-related instruments (IRIs). It includes various binding and non-binding instruments, such as model agreements and draft instruments, multilateral conventions on dispute settlement and arbitration rules, documents adopted by international organisations and others. Zimbabwe is a member of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), a 16-member group that has begun to explore closer economic/trade cooperation and possible regional economic integration. It is part of the 22 Countries Preferred Trade Area (ZEP) in Eastern and Southern Africa, which provides for reduced tariffs on imports from Member States subject to certain rules of origin.