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The Trade Agenda Today

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

about the challenges facing her organization.
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