The 164 members of the World Trade Organization have unanimously selected Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as its new leader. She is the first African and the first woman to lead the WTO. “If I really want to make Africa and women proud, I have to produce results. That’s where my mind is at now. How do we work together as members to get results?” The new WTO leader also has U.S. citizenship and said WTO rules need to be modernized to work within a digital economy.
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