A pedestrian crossing is highlighted outside the World Trade Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, in October 2018. Photo: Reuters A pedestrian crossing is highlighted outside the World Trade Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, in October 2018. Photo: Reuters
A pedestrian crossing is highlighted outside the World Trade Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, in October 2018. Photo: Reuters
Hector Torres
Opinion

Opinion

Hector Torres

How the next WTO chief can ensure the Covid-19 crisis doesn’t go to waste

  • While the pandemic has exacerbated long-standing problems in the rules-based trading system, its consequences provide the next director general with an opportunity to force members to deal with three of the organisation’s most divisive issues

A pedestrian crossing is highlighted outside the World Trade Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, in October 2018. Photo: Reuters A pedestrian crossing is highlighted outside the World Trade Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, in October 2018. Photo: Reuters
A pedestrian crossing is highlighted outside the World Trade Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, in October 2018. Photo: Reuters
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