Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who became director general on March 1, is the first woman and African at the World Trade Organization (WTO) helm. Photo: Reuters
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who became director general on March 1, is the first woman and African at the World Trade Organization (WTO) helm. Photo: Reuters

China’s growing importance within WTO highlighted by appointment, trade professor says

  • China’s Zhang Xiangchen was appointed as a deputy director general of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday
  • American lawyer Angela Ellard, France’s WTO envoy Jean-Marie Paugam and Costa Rica’s former trade minister Anabel Gonzalez were also selected

Topic |   World Trade Organization (WTO)
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who became director general on March 1, is the first woman and African at the World Trade Organization (WTO) helm. Photo: Reuters
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who became director general on March 1, is the first woman and African at the World Trade Organization (WTO) helm. Photo: Reuters
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