The investor, whether an individual or business, must possess the
nationality of the treaty country. The nationality of a business
is determined by the nationality of the individual owners of that
business. Below is a list of countries with E2 investor treaty with
the United States.
|Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of (FRY)
||Trinidad & Tobago
1 CHINA (TAIWAN) - Pursuant to Section 6 of the
Taiwan Relations Act, (TRA) Public Law 96-8, 93 Stat, 14, and Executive
Order 12143, 44 F.R. 37191, this agreement which was concluded with
the Taiwan authorities prior to January 01, 1979, is administered
on a nongovernmental basis by the American Institute in Taiwan,
a nonprofit District of Columbia corporation, and constitutes neither
recognition of the Taiwan authorities nor the continuation of any
official relationship with Taiwan.
2 CZECH REPUBLIC AND SLOVAK REPUBLIC - The Treaty
with the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic entered into force on
December 19, 1992; entered into force for the Czech Republic and
Slovak Republic as separate states on January 01, 1993.
3 FRANCE - The Treaty which entered into force
on December 21, 1960, applies to the departments of Martinique,
Guadeloupe, French Guiana and Reunion.
4 JAPAN - The Treaty which entered into force on
October 30, 1953, was made applicable to the Bonin Islands on June
26, 1968, and to the Ryukyu Islands on May 15, 1972.
5 NETHERLANDS - The Treaty which entered into force
on December 05, 1957, is applicable to Aruba and Netherlands Antilles.
6 NORWAY - The Treaty which entered into force
on September 13, 1932, does not apply to Svalbard (Spitzbergen and
certain lesser islands).
7 SPAIN - The Treaty which entered into force on
April 14, 1903, is applicable to all territories.
8 SURINAME - The Treaty with the Netherlands which
entered into force December 05, 1957, was made applicable to Suriname
on February 10, 1963.
9 UNITED KINGDOM - The Convention which entered
into force on July 03, 1815, applies only to British territory in
Europe (the British Isles (except the Republic of Ireland), the
Channel Islands and Gibraltar) and to "inhabitants" of
such territory. This term, as used in the Convention, means "one
who resides actually and permanently in a given place, and has his
domicile there." Also, in order to qualify for treaty trader
or treaty investor status under this treaty, the alien must be a
national of the United Kingdom. Individuals having the nationality
of members of the Commonwealth other than the United Kingdom do
not qualify for treaty trader or treaty investor status under this
10 YUGOSLAVIA - The U.S. view is that the Socialist
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) has dissolved and that the
successors that formerly made up the SFRY - Bosnia and Herzegovina,
Croatia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia, and
the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia continue to be bound by the treaty
in force with the SFRY and the time of dissolution.
11 ISRAEL - Signed into law on June 11, 2012. Waiting for implementation at this time.
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