Mexico Asks to Speed up Delivery of Vaccines Via Covax

Mexico City. The head of the Treasury, Arturo Herrera Gutierrez, reiterated that the vaccination processes between poor and developed countries are very asymmetric, which is why Mexico struggled to speed up the programs sponsored by the United Nations to avoid mutations in the Covid-19 .

In the context of the Spring Meetings of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the proposal of middle-income countries, including Mexico, which represent 75 percent of the world’s population, was also highlighted. and 35 percent of global GDP, so that they have access to agile mechanisms to be supported.

In a remote press conference, Herrera Gutierrez defended the growth forecast for the Mexican economy of 5.3 percent for this year and assured that it is a “realistic figure”, in response to those who consider it a very optimistic expectation.

“If the Treasury does not have credibility, it does not become the anchor” of the expectations of the various economic agents.

For his part, Undersecretary Gabriel Yorio Gonzalez stressed that Mexico did not have to use debt to address the challenges derived from Covid-19.

Officials from the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit reported that in the spring meetings of the World Bank and the IMF the three topics discussed were the imposition of a global tax on the global economy.

The second term was the discussion for the use and access of Special Drawing Rights (SDR) for middle-income countries in a more agile way to face contingencies. And the other point was the analysis of vaccination programs and their impact.

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Mexico City. The head of the Treasury, Arturo Herrera Gutierrez, reiterated that the vaccination processes between poor and developed countries are very asymmetric, which is why Mexico struggled to speed up the programs sponsored by the United Nations to avoid mutations in the Covid-19 .

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