European Union backs Okonjo-Iweala for WTO job

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World Trade Organisation: The world needs Okonjo-Iweala's expertise now - TUC
World Trade Organisation: The world needs Okonjo-Iweala's expertise now - TUC

 

European Union governments will support the Nigerian and South Korean candidates to lead the World Trade Organization as the race enters its final month, Bloomberg reports.

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EU member-country envoys agreed on Monday in Brussels to endorse Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s former finance minister, and Yoo Myung-hee, South Korea’s trade chief, in their bids to become WTO.