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5 reasons why the role of WTO Director-General matters

With the World Trade Organization (WTO) under threat, the position of the Director-General is more important than ever. Image: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

David Tinline

Consultant and Former Senior Advisor, WTO Director-General

Tatiana Lacerda Prazeres

Senior Fellow, University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, and Former Foreign Trade Secretary of Brazil

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