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.
As Nigeria extends the lockdown for another 14 days, OPEC and Allies agreed to cut oil production by 9.7 million barrels from the first of May, through to the end of June.
U.S president Donald Trump spoke with CNBC in an exclusive interview about the country’s economic reforms and the role of the US in the global economy. Joining CNBC Africa to give analysis is Nadir Thokan, Investment Analyst at 27Four.
China's imposition of tariffs of up to 25 percent for U.S. agriculture could be a big gain potentially for Australia, particularly for wine and certain nuts and fruits.