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Next WTO D-G now down to from 9 candidates to 2...

http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news13_e/gc_rpt_26apr13_e.htm

As I predicted, the next D-G will be from Latin America, and now the member states are left to choose between Mexico's Blanco and Brazil's Azevedo.  The third and final round of consultations begin May 1, and should be completed by the end of that week. Also, on April 24 the WTO released a 40 page report from the Panel on Defining the Future of Trade, which ostensibly represents the outgoing Director-General Pascal Lamy's outlined hopes for the rest of the Doha Round.  Take a look here

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