AsiaPhos and Norwest v. China AsiaPhos Limited and Norwest Chemicals Pte Ltd v. People’s Republic of China (ICSID Case No. ADM/21/1)
Investments in three phosphate mines in the Sichuan province.
Claims arising out of the Government’s alleged expropriation of the claimants’ three phosphate mines in the Sichuan province, including through government directives to vacate and cease operations at two mining operations and the non-renewal of mining and exploration licences at another.
Primary: B - Mining and quarrying
8 - Other mining and quarrying
None (ad hoc)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Sachs, K.
Alexandrov, S. A.
van den Berg, A. J.
Decided in favour of State
170.00 mln USD
Data not available
Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims

Full protection and security, or similar

Most-favoured nation treatment

Umbrella clause

Indirect expropriation
None - jurisdiction declined