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Seade: WTO needs ‘respectful’ but ‘assertive’ leader

July 7, 2020 at 4:07 PM
While the World Trade Organization is first and foremost a member-driven organization, that concept should not be taken “to the extreme,” director-general candidate Jesús Seade argued on Monday, advocating for a WTO leader who is not only politically respectful but maintains a “breadth of vision.” “Having been a member, having been an ambassador to the system, I am as generous as anybody of the concept of [the WTO] being a member-driven organization,” he said during a Washington International Trade Association...


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