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Okonjo-Iweala’s Path to WTO Clears Hurdle as Korean Quits Race

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  • Former U.S. officials have urged Biden to pick Okonjo-Iweala
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South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee ended her campaign to lead the World Trade Organization, leaving former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the likely candidate for the job and setting up a key decision by WTO members to approve her appointment.