My commitment is the fight against inflation, not touching reserves and fulfilling the autonomy of Banxico: Victoria Rodríguez Ceja

Victoria Rodriguez Ceja, who was proposed by the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador as the next governor of the Bank of Mexico (Banxico)He assured that if ratified it will combat inflation, will not touch the reserves and will respect the autonomy of the central institution.

“I will comply, in case of being ratified by the Senate, with the function established in the regulatory framework of this institution. My commitment is to fight inflation, not to touch the international reserves and to fulfill the autonomy of the bank ”, assured the still undersecretary of Expenses from Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP).

With Rogelio Ramírez de la O, Secretary of the Treasury, Rodríguez Ceja said she felt honored to be proposed by the president to enter instead of Alejandro Diaz de Leon at the head of the central bank and, thus, become the first woman to be a governor.

“She is an honest, competent official and highly respected by all of us,” declared Ramírez de la O, in addition to ensuring that from the Secretary of Finance the autonomy of the central institution is respected.

Rodríguez Ceja enters as a proposal for Lopez Obrador after he backed off his proposal to nominate Arturo Herrera as the next governor of Banxico, even when he left his post in front of the Secretary of Finance to wait to be ratified by the Senate.

The official is an economist and has worked closely with the president since he was governor of the Federal District (today Mexico City), and even with the departure of López Obrador, she continued to serve other heads of government, such as Alejandro Encinas, Marcelo Ebrard and Miguel Angel Mancera, this in different positions. His career is made up of various positions related to budget, debt and finance; however, since its proposal was announced, it has been pointed out by some analysts that it does not meet recognized experience in monetary policy.


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