Skip to main content

What would a Sheinbaum presidency mean for Mexico?

A victory for Claudia Sheinbaum in Mexico’s election on Sunday is likely to see a continuation of Amlo’s generous social policies – which will also make Banxico’s fight against inflation harder. The main points of contrast with Amlo are that she will face much greater scrutiny over the health of the public finances and is likely to be less supportive of the oil sector. That said, the fate of Mexico’s economy also hinges on the outcome of the US election later this year, with current free trade arrangements at risk.

Become a client to read more

This is premium content that requires an active Capital Economics subscription to view.

Already have an account?

You may already have access to this premium content as part of a paid subscription.

Sign in to read the content in full or get details of how you can access it

Register for free

Sign up for a free account to gain:

  • Unlock additional content
  • Register for Capital Economics events
  • Receive email updates and economist-curated newsletters
  • Request a free trial of our services

Get access