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EU backs Nigerian candidate for WTO leadership, EU official says

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The European Union is backing former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to head the World Trade Organization, sending a signal of trust in Africa, an EU official said on Monday.

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EU backs Nigerian candidate for WTO leadership, EU official says

EU backs Nigerian candidate for WTO leadership, EU official says

The European Union is backing former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to head the World Trade Organization, sending a signal of trust in Africa, an EU official said on Monday.

Nigerian, South Korean make last round of WTO chief race - sources

Nigerian, South Korean make last round of WTO chief race - sources

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Nigeria: Okonjo-Iweala Gets to Final Stage in Race for WTO DG

Nigeria: Okonjo-Iweala Gets to Final Stage in Race for WTO DG

Nigeria's candidate for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been selected as one of the two female candidates to proceed ...

Nigeria's WTO nominee says has "strong support" from Africa

Nigeria's WTO nominee says has "strong support" from Africa

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African trio set out battlelines for decisive phase of WTO leadership fight

African trio set out battlelines for decisive phase of WTO leadership fight

Candidates from Africa are divided over whether the role needs a political big hitter or an expert insider.

Why has the United Kingdom nominated Liam Fox for a job he’s never going to get?

Why has the United Kingdom nominated Liam Fox for a job he’s never going to get?

The most interesting thing about the UK putting forward Liam Fox for director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is that the British government has made a nomination at all. The ...

Trade wars with the EU, China could be 'self-defeating' for the economy and Trump's presidency, Jim Cramer says

Trade wars with the EU, China could be 'self-defeating' for the economy and Trump's presidency, Jim Cramer says

"Mr. President: It's time to get a deal done, something not unilateral, just to show that we still have a functioning government when it comes to trade," "Mad Money's" Jim Cramer says.

Nigerian (and American) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Finalist for WTO Director General

Nigerian (and American) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Finalist for WTO Director General

The two finalists for the position of director general of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are Yoo Myung-hee, Republic of Korea, and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a Nigerian and (since 2019) an ...

The Second Cut

The Second Cut

The selection process for the next World Trade Organization (WTO) director-general continues to roll on, surprisingly on schedule. David Walker of New Zealand, the leader of the Troika—the ...

'It can’t be business as usual': the Nigerian frontrunner to be next WTO head

'It can’t be business as usual': the Nigerian frontrunner to be next WTO head

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says poorer nations have lost faith in trade body and Covid-19 is chance to prove its relevance

African green reformer tipped to win UN trade leadership race

African green reformer tipped to win UN trade leadership race

Women from Kenya and Nigeria are favourites to lead the World Trade Organization and have promised to push climate change up the agenda

DAVOS, Switzerland | The Latest: WTO head warns of ‘Dark Ages’ without free trade

DAVOS, Switzerland | The Latest: WTO head warns of ‘Dark Ages’ without free trade

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International trade WTO members agree on temporary body to settle disputes

International trade WTO members agree on temporary body to settle disputes

World Trade Organization members, including Switzerland, the EU and China, have agreed on a temporary fix to break the appeals system gridlock.