In 2 years 4 months of the current administration, 51% more has been requested from the World Bank than in the entire six-year term of EPN. Total indebtedness of the country grows 14.7%.
“We have not increased the debt, that is, we have not requested debt, we have not contracted debt (in Mexico during the current government)”, is one of the phrases repeated almost daily by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, but this is in fact a lie.
Official reports reveal that only before the World Bank (WB) has been processed and obtained, from December 2018 to date, credits for a sum of $ 3,855 billion dollars.
In the six years of the administration of PRI Enrique Peña Nieto, the total amount requested from the World Bank was $ 2,551.8 million dollars, so that in 2 years 4 months of López Obrador, 51% more has been requested from that international organization.
In general, the net balance of the federal public sector debt went from 10.7 billion pesos to 12.3 billion pesos, during the AMLO government, an increase of 14.7 percent.
On March 18, 2021, the president insisted that his administration has not indebted the country more, but, as already explained, his statement is in fact a lie.