WTO leader looks to capitalize on progress in 2016

WTO leader looks to capitalize on progress in 2016

Azevedo shares importance of flexibility and new solutions to future of world trade negotiations.

In his speech at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica on Jan. 18, World Trade Organization director-general Roberto Azevêdo said WTO members should build on the historic success of the recent WTO ministerial conference in Nairobi to tackle the urgent challenges facing WTO in 2016, including the future direction of global trade negotiations.

In his speech, Azevedo said, for many years, global trade negotiations have yielded few results, “but as you can see, we are changing a

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