• CAJAC Shenzhen

    In December 2015, the 51 member countries of the Forum of China-Africa Cooperation published an Action Plan and decided to set up the China-Africa Joint Arbitration Centre (CAJAC) in order to settle potential disputes for natural and legal persons in China and Africa via an appropriate mechanism. It was also hoped that it could promote and encourage the growth of trade and investment between China and Africa. The CAJAC consists of 6 members, including the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFAS), the Shanghai International Arbitration Center, the Beijing International Arbitration Center, the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration, the Nairobi International Arbitration Centre and the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) .

    With the support of the SCIA, the CAJAC Shenzhen provides an innovative mechanism of arbitration service for African parties. First, it provides comprehensive procedural administration services such as arbitration, expert review, mediation, and reconciliation to resolve trade disputes between China and Africa. Second, according to the special needs of the commercial, economic, trade, or investment communities in China and Africa, it provides high-standard services that conform to international arbitration and dispute resolution. Third, it supports and promotes legal exchanges between China and Africa. It trains arbitrators, reviews experts and mediators from China and Africa, and bring their roles into the foreground.

    CAJAC Shenzhen will serve the Belt and Road Initiative and the construction of the Greater Bay Area to make more contributions to the promotion of China-Africa economic and trade cooperation.