Anabel González

Senior Trade and Competitiveness Director, World Bank

Law Degree, University of Costa Rica; Master’s Degree in Law and International Trade, Georgetown University. Senior Trade and Competitiveness Director, World Bank.

Over twenty years of involvement in trade and investment matters internationally and domestically. Former: Minister of Foreign Trade, Costa Rica; Principal trade and investment policy advisor, negotiator and spokesperson on trade and investment issues to the Costa Rican President; Senior advisor on trade and integration, Inter American Development Bank; Director of the Agriculture Division, World Trade Organization; Chief Negotiator for Costa Rica in the Central America-United States-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement; Director General, Costa Rican Investment Board; Vice Minister of Foreign Trade, Costa Rica; international advisor; Director of International Trade Negotiations and Chief of Staff of the Minister’s Office at the Ministry of Foreign Trade.


19 May 2015
Just months into 2015, the world is poised to reset the stage of international trade. A new negotiating agenda is gaining momentum. Leaders are striking up important conversations about trade openness and making progress in mega-regional trade agreements. The past 20 years have seen spectacular...

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24 February 2016
La Décima Conferencia Ministerial de la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC), celebrada en Nairobi entre el 15 y el 19 de diciembre del pasado año, alcanzó importantes resultados en una serie de áreas significativas para el comercio internacional. [1] Los ministros acordaron, por ejemplo, la...