Glencore Finance v. Bolivia Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd. v. Plurinational State of Bolivia (PCA Case No. 2016-39)
Bolivia, Plurinational State of
United Kingdom
Indirect ownership of two smelting plants (the Vinto Metallurgical Complex and the Vinto Antimony Plant) and a tin and zinc mine (Colquiri Mining Center) through local subsidiaries Sinchi Wayra S.A. and Compañía Minera Colquiri S.A.
Claims arising out of Bolivia’s direct expropriations of two tin and antimony smelting plants as well as a tin and zinc mine, all owned by the claimant’s local subsidiaries.
Primary: B - Mining and quarrying
Secondary: C - Manufacturing
7 - Mining of metal ores
24 - Manufacture of basic metals
PCA (Permanent Court of Arbitration)
Ramírez Hernández, R.
Gotanda, J. Y.
Sands, P.
439.60 mln USD
Data not available
Direct expropriation

Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims

Full protection and security, or similar

Arbitrary, unreasonable and/or discriminatory measures