Agreement Between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the People's Republic of China on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments (Beijing, November 9, 2006)

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AGREEMENT
BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ON THE PROMOTION AND RECIPROCAL PROTECTION OF INVESTMENTS
(Beijing, 9.XI.2006)

The Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the People's Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the Contracting Parties),

Intending to create favorable conditions for investments by investors of one Contracting Party in the territory of the other Contracting Party;

Recognizing that the reciprocal encouragement, promotion and protection of such investments will be conducive to stimulating business initiative of the investors and will increase prosperity in both States;

Desiring to intensify the cooperation of both States on the basis of equality and mutual benefits;

Have agreed as follows:

Done in duplicate at Beijing on November 9, 2006 in the Russian, Chinese and English languages, all texts being equally authentic. In case of divergent interpretation, the English text shall prevail.