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A profile of Mexico’s new president

  • Latin America
  • Mexico
  • Political and Economic Risk Consulting
A profile of Mexico’s new president: Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO)


On July 1, Mexico elected its first leftist president since the consolidation of democracy in 2000. Here’s what you need to know.

The rundown

Party - National Regeneration Movement (support from Labour Party, Social
Encounter Party)

Economic stance - Leftist economic model, development of the internal market

Tax policy - No tax increases and tax reductions in the Northern border region

Trade policy - Maintain trade relations; similar stance on NAFTA as current
negotiating team

Security policy - Improve coordination between federal security forces; creation
of a National Guard

 

A profile of Mexico’s new president: Andrés Manuel López Obrador

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