WTO electronic commerce draft Chair's text (Jan 2024)


The following Chair's text, dated 15 January 2024, has been prepared by the Co-convenors of the WTO JSI on E-commerce for the purpose of further review and negotiation. It is without prejudice to the positions or views of Australia, Japan and Singapore as individual WTO Members participating in the negotiation.

Australia, Singapore and Japan, as Co-convenors, take sole responsibility for this Chair's Text, which reflects our judgement on where consensus is most likely to be achieved in the agreement. This Chair's Text does not represent the dropping of any proposals from the Consolidated Text INF/ECOM/62/Rev.5 issued on 15 November 2023, which remains a comprehensive record of proposals, attributions and drafting notes.