The associations that represent the automotive industry sent a letter to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday requesting his intervention urgently to reestablish the supply of natural gas and electricity in Mexico, as they say it puts the sector at risk.
« We request your valuable support, as you have always shown, to guarantee the supply of electrical energy and industrial gas, without reduction in supply or consumption, in order to continue working together on the strength of the economy of our Mexico, » he explains. the letter signed by the Mexican Association of the Automotive Industry (AMIA), the Mexican Association of Automotive Distributors (AMDA), the National Association of Truck and Tractor Producers (ANPACT) and the National Auto Parts Industry (INA).
In the letter, they detail that the Mexican automotive sector generates 18.2 percent of the country’s manufacturing GDP, with a positive trade balance of more than 77 billion dollars, more than the oil sector, income from remittances and the tourism balance. , together.
« This is reflected in more than 2 million direct jobs for our Mexican families, thus being the fifth producer in the manufacture of auto parts, the sixth producer of light and heavy vehicles and the first exporter of trucks in the world, » they say in the letter. .
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