Vento v. Mexico Vento Motorcycles, Inc. v. United Mexican States (ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/17/3)
United States of America
Investments in manufacturing of motorcycles.
Claims arising out of Mexico’s allegedly discriminatory treatment of the claimant, which includes subjecting Vento’s motorcycles to a 30 per cent import duty (on the ground that they are in fact made in China, not in the United States), whereas the claimant’s competitors do not pay such import duty.
Secondary: C - Manufacturing
29 - Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers
ICSID AF (ICSID Additional Facility)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Gantz, D. A.
Rigo Sureda, A.
Perezcano Diaz, H.
Decided in favour of State
2748.00 mln USD
Data not available
National treatment

Most-favoured nation treatment

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

Arbitrary, unreasonable and/or discriminatory measures
None - all claims dismissed at the merits stage