The World Trade Organization needs to complete the Doha Round of talks as the group of nations has to deliver on an unfulfilled promise that has been pending for more than a decade, Herminio Blanco, Mexico’s candidate for the organization’s top post, said.
Disagreements about exchange-rate policies may threaten economic stability and commerce while putting the recovery from the worst recession in 60 years in “serious jeopardy,” the World Trade Organization’s chief said.
A decision by the U.S. and European Union to open negotiations on a trade deal may propel the World Trade Organization to restart its own stalled talks, New Zealand’s candidate for the top WTO job said.
Mari Pangestu, Indonesia’s candidate to succeed Pascal Lamy as head of the World Trade Organization, said her experience helping the country recover from the 1998 financial crisis may help revive the Doha Round of trade talks.
If you live in Ohio or Wisconsin and own a television, you might be under the impression that America’s main foreign enemies are the exporters of China. They’re the leading villains in political ads from both presidential nominees.