Eight candidates are in the running to lead the World Trade Organisation. Photo: AFPEight candidates are in the running to lead the World Trade Organisation. Photo: AFP
Eight candidates are in the running to lead the World Trade Organisation. Photo: AFP

Will an African candidate be China’s choice for WTO chief?

  • With the trade body brought to a standstill by the US-China trade row, much will depend on whether the nominee can break the deadlock, Chinese government adviser says
  • Beijing will also be looking at each contender’s stand on national security exemptions, analyst says

Topic |   World Trade Organisation (WTO)
Eight candidates are in the running to lead the World Trade Organisation. Photo: AFPEight candidates are in the running to lead the World Trade Organisation. Photo: AFP
Eight candidates are in the running to lead the World Trade Organisation. Photo: AFP
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