Candidates vying to become the next leader of the WTO are reluctant to speak candidly on the geopolitical situation facing global trade, particularly the US-China rivalry. Photo: Reuters Candidates vying to become the next leader of the WTO are reluctant to speak candidly on the geopolitical situation facing global trade, particularly the US-China rivalry. Photo: Reuters
Candidates vying to become the next leader of the WTO are reluctant to speak candidly on the geopolitical situation facing global trade, particularly the US-China rivalry. Photo: Reuters

US-China trade war casts long shadow over WTO leadership race

  • Interviews with the five remaining candidates for the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) top job reveal reluctance to speak in depth on the biggest issue in global trade
  • Most talk of creating an environment for US-China to solve their issues at the WTO, but the tense geopolitical situation is stifling debate

Topic |   World Trade Organisation (WTO)
Candidates vying to become the next leader of the WTO are reluctant to speak candidly on the geopolitical situation facing global trade, particularly the US-China rivalry. Photo: Reuters Candidates vying to become the next leader of the WTO are reluctant to speak candidly on the geopolitical situation facing global trade, particularly the US-China rivalry. Photo: Reuters
Candidates vying to become the next leader of the WTO are reluctant to speak candidly on the geopolitical situation facing global trade, particularly the US-China rivalry. Photo: Reuters
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