Jalisco. – From the State of Jalisco, President Andres Manuel López Obrador reiterated that for 2023ie, next year, Mexico Will stop the import of petrol abroad and will begin to cover the national market with internal production.
in the frame of high inflation That various countries around the world have registered, the current head of federal executive power, comparing Mexico’s tax with that of the United States, assures that national inflation is lower in the national arena because the government has more control over energy prices. .
During his participation in the Conference on Producing for Self-Consumption, President López Obrador emphasized that it is “absurd” that Mexico sells and buys crude oilIn turn, gasoline abroad.
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“The fact is we have more control over energy sources. Do you remember how much we talked about how to produce what we consume, and it was absurd to sell crude and buy gasoline,” he said.
In this sense, the Federal President affirmed that, since the start of his administration in 2018, the policy of prioritizing gasoline imports when processing raw materials for energy has been changed.
“They left us 6 refineries in ruins and they started investing to replace the plants. About 35 billion pesos have been allocated to improve those 6 refineries, and now we already have less gasoline abroad Buying,” he insisted.
López Obrador announced that, since he became president of the republic, the Mexican state has appointed about 35 billion pesos To rehabilitate 6 refineries in the national sector.
Similarly, he announced that it will be next July of this 2022 when Dos Bocas RefineryLocated in the state of Tabasco, which, he assured, will have the capacity to process 340 thousand barrels of oil.
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“And next year we will stop buying gasoline and diesel abroad,” the Mexican head of state promised as he did last year at the “AMLO Fest” held in Mexico City’s Zocalo.
AMLO to stop buying petrol abroad in 2023