The Wall Street Journal says AMLO’s nationalist energy policies undermine private companies’ investments in Mexico

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Mexican Trade Shuffle Clouds Talks to Settle Energy Dispute With U.S.

U.S. and Canada say Mexico’s nationalist energy policies undermine private companies that have invested heavily there

Mexico’s new top trade official, Economy Minister Raquel Buenrostro, is expected to meet with the U.S. Trade Representative this week.Photo: EDGARD GARRIDO/REUTERS


By Juan Montes in Mexico City and Yuka Hayashi in Washington DC

A shake-up of Mexican trade officials has clouded prospects for a quick resolution of a dispute with the U.S. and Canada over what are seen as Mexico’s nationalist energy policies.

The changes at the Economy Ministry are part of an effort by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to put people who support his stance in charge of negotiations, according to people familiar with the situation.

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Source: The Wall Street Journal

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