The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has released its 2018 caseload statistics. In 2018 ICSID registered a record 56 new cases, as compared to 53 cases registered in 2017. Since the first case in 1972 ICSID has registered 706 cases in total.
The new cases are concentrated in few sectors, with disputes in the oil, gas and mining sector accounting for 21% of cases registered in 2018, followed by electric power and other energy sources at 20% and construction at 14%.
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