The selection date for the new Director-General of the WTO is getting nearer, eight candidates are going head-to-head for the top position with nominations coming from Mexico, Moldova, Korea, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and Africa – where we have 3 candidates. 58-year-old British Politician who has served as the UK’s Secretary of State for International Trade and was nominated by the United Kingdom for the role of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. Dr Liam Fox joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to share his vision for global trade.
Eight candidates are going head-to-head for the top position at the World Trade Organization with nominations coming from the United Kingdom, Mexico, Moldova, Korea, Saudi Arabia, and three entries from Africa. Trudi Hartzenberg, Executive Director of the Trade Law Centre joins CNBC Africa to talk about the chances of the African candidates vying for the position.