Participants on track to conclude negotiations on services domestic regulation at MC12

Australia, Canada and the United States submitted their draft services schedules outlining how they will incorporate the new disciplines on domestic regulation for trade in services into their existing commitments at a meeting on the Joint Initiative on Services Domestic Regulation on 25 October. Eleven other participants indicated they were on track to submit their schedules by the 29 October deadline set by the chair Jaime Coghi Arias of Costa Rica.