From Mexico to Moldova, eight vie for top WTO job as global tensions rise

Eight candidates from Mexico to Moldova will vie for the top job at the World Trade Organization, seeking to convince its 164 members they can steer the body through intensifying global trade tensions and rising protectionism.

  A final 24-hour flurry added three names to the field to replace Brazilian Roberto Azevedo, who will quit at the end of August, a year earlier than expected.   With three of the six previous director-generals coming from Europe and the others from Thailand, Brazil and New Zealand, pressure has.....

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