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ADM v. Mexico Archer Daniels Midland and Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas, Inc. v. United Mexican States (ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/04/5)
Applicable IIA
Nationality of the parties
United States of America
Summary of matters at issue
Ownership of local company engaged in the manufacture and production of certain fructose syrup used as soft drink sweetener.
Claims arising out of Mexico's 2002 adoption of a tax on beverages containing high fructose corn syrup, that allegedly affected the claimants' investments in the high fructose corn syrup industry in Mexico.
Economic sector and subsector
Secondary: C - Manufacturing
10 - Manufacture of food products
Arbitral rules and administering institution
ICSID AF (ICSID Additional Facility)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Composition of tribunal
Cremades, B. M.
Rovine, A. W.
Siqueiros, E.
Status/Outcome of original proceedings
Decided in favour of investor
Amount of compensation
100.00 mln USD
33.50 mln USD
IIA breaches alleged/found
Indirect expropriation

National treatment

Performance requirements
National treatment

Performance requirements
Follow-on proceedings
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