From Asia to Africa and Europe, parties are bringing their disputes for arbitration in Singapore

The Maxwell Chambers building, which houses the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, is seen in Singapore on April 11, 2017.
The Maxwell Chambers building, which houses the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, is seen in Singapore on April 11, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Users across six continents, from countries as varied as Madagascar, Germany and the United States, have been bringing their disputes to Singapore's arbitration flagship, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), which recorded its highest number of new cases last year.

The 452 new cases filed in 2017 from parties in 58 countries involved US$4.07 billion ($5.44 billion).

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