10 September 2020

WTO leadership race seen as hostage to U.S. election


GENEVA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization’s effort to select a leader entered a new stage this week as ambassadors from 164 member countries met with senior officials for private ‘confessionals’ to say who they support. FILE PHOTO: A logo is pictured in front of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse But the politicking in Geneva, the first in a three-stage elimination process, could be a wasted effort according to six [...]