The WTO General Council, on 20 February 2015, noted the consensus on a slate of names of chairpersons for WTO bodies.
|General Council||H.E. Mr. Fernando DE MATEO (Mexico)|
|Dispute Settlement Body||H.E. Mr Harald NEPLE (Norway)|
|Trade Policy Review Body||H.E. Mr Atanas Atanassov PAPARIZOV (Bulgaria)|
|Council for Trade in Goods||H.E. Mr Héctor CASANUEVA (Chile)|
|Council for Trade in Services||H.E. Mr. Martin EYJÓLFSSON (Iceland)|
|Council for TRIPS||H.E. Mr. Abdolazeez AL-OTAIBI (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)|
|Committee on Trade and Development||H.E. Mr Bassirou SENE (Senegal)|
|Committee on Balance-of-Payments Restrictions||H.E. Mr Bertrand de CROMBRUGGHE de PICQUENDAELE (Belgium)|
|Committee on Budget, Finance
|H.E. Mr. Daniel BLOCKERT (Sweden)|
|Committee on Trade and Environment||Ms Irene B.K. YOUNG (Hong Kong, China)|
|Committee on Regional Trade Agreements||H.E. Mr Francisco PIREZ (Uruguay)(Ad interim)|
|Working Group on Trade, Debt and Finance||H.E. Mr Xavier CARIM (South Africa)|
|Working Group on Trade and Transfer of Technology||H.E. Mr Luc-Joseph OKIO (Congo)|
The General Council also agreed on the appointment of the following chair of the bodies under the Trade Negotiations Committee:
|Committee on Trade and Development, Special Session||H. E. Ms TAN Yee Woan (Singapore)|
The chairpersons of negotiating bodies are to serve until the next Session of the Ministerial Conference.
Note: H.E. Mr Esteban CONEJOS (Philippines) continues as chair of Preparatory Committee on Trade Facilitation.
Matheus Luiz Puppe Magalhães