Jesus Seade (front, centre) helped negotiate the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (front, right). Photo: ReutersJesus Seade (front, centre) helped negotiate the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (front, right). Photo: Reuters
Jesus Seade (front, centre) helped negotiate the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (front, right). Photo: Reuters

Mexico’s nominee for top WTO job, Jesus Seade, vows to ‘bring US and China back to the table’

  • Jesus Seade has been nominated to succeed Roberto Azevedo as director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) later this year
  • The 73-year-old was Mexico’s chief negotiator for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), but denied his close ties with the US could see his candidacy scuppered by China
Topic |   US-China decoupling
Jesus Seade (front, centre) helped negotiate the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (front, right). Photo: ReutersJesus Seade (front, centre) helped negotiate the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (front, right). Photo: Reuters
Jesus Seade (front, centre) helped negotiate the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (front, right). Photo: Reuters
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