Mexico’s public-private infrastructure plan seeks to reactivate the economy after COVID-19

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5th of October, 2020 – The government of Mexico, headed by the President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, together with local private sector representatives, published a plan of new infrastructure projects, which aim to reactivate the Mexican economy after the hard COVID19 pandemic hit.

The plan includes 32 infrastructure projects with the total investment, from private and public sources, of aprox 12 billion euros:

  • 20 related to road network improvements
  • 2 construction or modernization of ports
  • 1 waste management
  • 1 water supply system
  • 3 railway network
  • 5 energy sector projects (coker units in oil refineries, gas liquefaction unit, ethane terminal, fertilizer plant).

Additionally, seven infrastructure projects are already in progress, related to improving road connections.

Sources: El Economista

https://www.eleconomista.com.mx/politica/AMLO-anuncia-plan-de-inversion-con-la-IP-para-impulsar-39-proyectos-de-infraestructura-20201005-0018.html

Additional information

Heidi Virta, Business Finland, Mexico, heidi.virta@businessfinland.fi

Anna-Leena Siliämaa, Business Finland, Mexico, anna-leena.siliamaa@businessfinlandi.fi

Anne Hatanpää, Suomalais-Latinalaisamerikkalainen kauppayhdistys, anne.hatanpaa@chamber.fi