Entrepreneurs from the Mexican Business Council presented investment projects to President López Obrador this year for about $30 billion.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador met industrialists on thursday Mexican Business Council (CMN) and I agreed to continue withinvestment and job creation in his remaining six-year term
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The federal executive left the two-hour meeting smiling and on her way to her car stopped to sign autographs from those waiting outside the museum.
Rolando Vega Saenz, president of the Mexican Business Council, said investment projects worth about $30 billion were presented to the president this year.
“We had a report that this year the group of the Mexican Business Council will invest about 30 billion dollars in the whole of the Mexican Republic,” Vega Saenz said as he left the meeting.
The businessman also mentioned that there is a new growth target for the gross domestic product (GDP) for this year, which is between 2.3 to 2.5 per cent.
“In the north of the country, we should take advantage of the entry and relocation (nearshoring) of new companies, which has become an opportunity,” he explained.
Vega assured that in private initiatives they are “calm” in economic matters following the results of indicators such as inflation and employment, and believed that “a good future is in sight.”
“You can see there is a good future, you have to take advantage of it, it doesn’t come alone, you have to take advantage of the opportunity that has been given to you, you have to take advantage of the openness and the geographical proximity of the United States and Canada.” He agreed. “The economy is doing well, although we are not with the big commodities, but we have low growth for Mexico compared to the world economy, but acceptable.”
During a private meeting with the Mexican Business Council, the President also spoke with businessmen about the recent elections in Mexico and the state of Coahuila.
On this subject, Vega Saenz indicated that the National Electoral Institute (INE) turned out to be impeccable again last Sunday in conducting elections in the state of Mexico and Coahuila.
López Obrador was accompanied by Rogelio Ramírez de la O, Secretary of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP), and President of the Business Coordination Council (CCE) Francisco Cervantes Díaz and businessmen Alfonso Romo, Armando Garza Sada, Valentin Díaz Morodo. , Raul Muguerza, Pablo Escandón QC, among others.