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Mari Pangestu nominated to replace Lamy as WTO chief

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, December 21 2012 | 11:12 am
Mari Pangestu nominated to replace Lamy as WTO chief (JP/R. Berto Wedhatama) (JP/R. Berto Wedhatama)

PREMIUM (JP/R. Berto Wedhatama)Indonesia has entered the race for the leadership of the World Trade Organization (WTO), nominating former trade minister Mari Elka Pangestu to succeed Pascal Lamy when he steps down in August 2013, bringing a second woman and a third continent into the contest.

Mari is the third candidate to be nominated in as many days, following Ghana’s Alan Kyerematen and Costa ...