The World Trade Organization (WTO) moved a step closer to appointing its next director general on Wednesday, with top officials recommending Nigerian candidate Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the job at a meeting in Geneva.WTO General Council chair David Walker told an informal gathering of the heads of delegations that Okonjo-Iweala is most likely to achieve consensus, having gained the backing of a sizeable majority of WTO members.However, the United States told the same meeting that it will not back…


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