Egypt’s Hamid Mamdouh was one of the first people to officially declare his candidacy to replace Roberto Azevedo as director general of the World Trade Organisation. Photo: Reuters Egypt’s Hamid Mamdouh was one of the first people to officially declare his candidacy to replace Roberto Azevedo as director general of the World Trade Organisation. Photo: Reuters
Egypt’s Hamid Mamdouh was one of the first people to officially declare his candidacy to replace Roberto Azevedo as director general of the World Trade Organisation. Photo: Reuters

exclusive | Hamid Mamdouh: US, China urged by WTO hopeful to avoid ‘old traps of cold war and rivalry’

  • Hamid Mamdouh, Egypt’s nominee to lead the World Trade Organisation, says state business ‘subsidies run against the basic grain of the system’
  • ‘There has always been the perception that you need a politician at the top of the WTO. I fundamentally disagree,’ the technocratic outsider says

Topic |   World Trade Organization (WTO)
Egypt’s Hamid Mamdouh was one of the first people to officially declare his candidacy to replace Roberto Azevedo as director general of the World Trade Organisation. Photo: Reuters Egypt’s Hamid Mamdouh was one of the first people to officially declare his candidacy to replace Roberto Azevedo as director general of the World Trade Organisation. Photo: Reuters
Egypt’s Hamid Mamdouh was one of the first people to officially declare his candidacy to replace Roberto Azevedo as director general of the World Trade Organisation. Photo: Reuters
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