Mexico central bank pick vows to fight inflation, not to touch reserves

The Bank of Mexico logo is seen on the facade of an office building in downtown Mexico City
FILE PHOTO: The Bank of Mexico logo is seen on the facade of an office building in downtown Mexico City, Mexico, June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

November 25, 2021

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The Mexican government’s pick to be the next central bank governor, Victoria Rodriguez, said on Wednesday that if ratified in the post, she was committed to combating inflation and would not touch Mexico’s international reserves.

Rodriguez spoke in a brief video address flanked by Finance Minister Rogelio Ramirez de la O.

(Reporting by Sharay Angulo, writing by Laura Gottesdiener)