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Race to Become WTO Leader Narrows to the Final Two Candidates

  • Officials from Nigeria, South Korea vie for top post in Geneva
  • A woman has never led the organization in its 25-year history
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The World Trade Organization said Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee advanced to the final round in the race to be its director-general, setting the stage for the first woman to lead the 25-year-old organization.