1. Centerra Gold Inc. (Canada) and 2. Kumtor Gold Company (Kyrgyz Republic) v. The Kyrgyz Republic

The PCA provided administrative support in this arbitration, which was conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, pursuant to the parties' Investment Agreement of December 31, 2003 and Law No. 66 ‘On Investments in the Kyrgyz Republic’ of March 27, 2003.

Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Centerra Gold Inc. & Kumtor Gold Co. (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) Kyrgyz Republic (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2007-01/AA278
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Concluded
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector -
Procedural rules UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced



Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) Sweden
Arbitrator(s), Conciliator(s), Other Neutral(s)

Professor Albert Jan van den Berg was appointed sole arbitrator

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Mr. James H. Carter,

Mr. Bradley P. Smith,

Ms. Natalie N. Kuehler,

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York.

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Mr. Stephen Jagusch,

Mr. Anthony Sinclair,

Mr. Matthew Hodgson,

Mr. Richard Farnhill,

Ms. Sophie Minoprio,

Allen & Overy LLP, London.

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 1
Date of commencement of proceeding 2006
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings 3-4 years
Additional notes -


Procedural Documents
Termination Order
Procedural Order No.1