President Andrés Manuel López Obrador boasted that he is proud of the reduction in poverty and inequality that has been achieved during his administration.
“What gives me the most pride is being able to say that we have managed, together, to reduce poverty in Mexico. That is, if you ask me what I am most proud of, I answer that poverty and inequality have been reduced in the time we have been in government,” he said.
During his morning conference at the National Palace, the president highlighted that several nations are interested in investing in Mexico, since “it is at its best moment” and gave as an example that “we have been growing more than the United States for three years, we are the main partner of USA".
“In the group of 20, G20, it is among those with the least unemployment and in the world, of all the countries it is in the 10 countries with the least unemployment, in the whole world, Mexico and record in foreign investment, record in creation in job creation, strength that has not been seen for a long time, in our currency, in the super peso and a lot of interest in investing in the country, we are growing 3.5 this year.”
In the afternoon, the president will travel to the United States to participate in the Asia-Pacific Cooperation Forum (APEC) and will meet with his American, Chinese and Canadian counterparts, Joe Biden, Xi Jinping and Justin Trudeau, respectively.