Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai's Call with WTO Director General Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

September 08, 2021

WASHINGTON – United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today spoke with World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about their shared commitment to making the MC12 meeting later this year a success. Ambassador Tai thanked Director General Ngozi for her strong leadership in the first few months of her tenure and acknowledged the difficult logistical challenges that could shape the format of the MC12. 

Ambassador Tai and Director General Ngozi agreed that the WTO must remain a relevant force for good and demonstrate its ability to advance a global trade agenda that increases shared prosperity. They committed to sustained dialogue in the months ahead.