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US and Mexico Express Optimism on Resolving Energy Dispute

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Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

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Senior US and Mexican officials expressed optimism after a round of meetings in Mexico City that they can resolve a dispute over President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s energy policies, though neither side gave a timetable for when that might happen.

Businesses are seeking predictability, fairness and transparency, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo told reporters at the close of Monday’s High-Level Economic Dialogue in Mexico City. She said Mexico would benefit from the Inflation Reduction Act and the Chips Act, both passed over the summer.