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AS/COA Online Explains: Mexico's Energy Reform

Monday, December 15, 2014

After spending a year consolidating legislation to implement historic constitutional reforms, Mexico will begin 2015 with some of the first bids from private companies investing in the country's energy sector. AS/COA Online's Luisa Leme spoke with energy experts on the sidelines of AS/COA's Latin American Cities Conference in Monterrey in November. Participants at the conference discussed the the energy reform's impact and what the reform will mean for the Mexican economy. Mexico's Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo gave a presentation forecasting lower gas and electricity prices within two years, a 1 percent increase in GDP by 2018, and the creation of 500,000 jobs over the same period.


Learn about AS/COA's Energy Action Group.
Read the report Mexico: An Opening for Energy Reform.


AS/COA Explains is the first in a video series exploring important game-changing topics in the Americas. To learn more about Mexico's energy reform, see below: