· In 2015, internal financing of the private sector accounted for 31.2
percent, in other words, it increased by 5.5 percentage points over the figure for
2012, he said.
· The president inaugurated the BBVA Bancomer Tower.
· Mexico is currently an anchor of stability in finance and the global
economic world: Francisco
González, World Chairman of the BBVA Group.
President Enrique Peña Nieto announced today that according to data from
the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), the inflation rate
for January of this year, 2.6 percent, is the lowest for a first month of the
year since the indicator began to be measured on a monthly basis in Mexico in
During the inauguration of the BBVA Bancomer Tower, the president also
declared that the country continues to generate new jobs: "In January, according to data from the Mexican
Social Security Institute, 69,170 new formal jobs were registered, representing
annual growth of 3.8 percent.”
He said that this figure is important, “Because it is 15 percent higher
than in January last year, and also triples the number created in 2014.”
“These are positive indicators of the development and performance of our
economy,” he said.
President Peña Nieto said that financial reform, designed to increase the
level of credit in the country, has also allowed greater competition to develop
among financial institutions, “Which will obviously enable Mexican families to have
access to better financial products in better credit conditions.”
He noted that in 2015, internal financing for the private sector
represented 31.2 percent; in other words, it, “Grew 5.5 percentage points over
the rate in 2012, when it was just above 25 percent.”
He recalled that the course charted after the adoption of financial
reform is to achieve a level of credit of at least 40 percent, “And even
beyond, as in other more developed economies and countries where the credit level
The president declared that it is important to note that there has been
a significant increase in the amount of credit available to micro firms, which
generate the most jobs in our country. He reported that credit for microfirms grew by 69.3 percent between 2012
He said the mortgage lending in the country has also grown, increasing by
24.6 percent from 2012 to 2015.
He added that in personal credit, interest rates have fallen “From approximately 40 percent to 31.8 percent, an 8.6 percent decrease; in other words,
the credit to which millions of Mexicans in our country now have access has become
The president congratulated BBVA Bancomer Financial Group, which,
because of its customer base, collection level and number of branches, is the
country's largest bank.
MEXICO HAS SHOWN GREAT RESISTANCE AND STRENGTH AND CONTINUES TO HANDLE PUBLIC FINANCES RESPONSIBLY: GRUPO BBVA
World Chairman of the BBVA Group Francisco González said that Mexico, "Is an anchor of stability at this time in finance and in the global
He said that, “Over the years and in difficult environments such as the current
one, Mexico has always shown great resistance and strength. It continues to handle
public finances responsibly and to adopt reforms to boost growth.”
He said that our country has the potential to become one of the most
important, dynamic economies in the world and a leader in growth thanks to its
human capital and solid institutions.
He stressed that, “Today it is an anchor of stability amid all the
volatility and problems we are experiencing worldwide. Nobody is worried about
Mexico at this time, everyone is confident that this country will continue to
grow and continue working, so there are no worries here, there are in other
parts of the world, but certainly not in Mexico.”
He said that, “Since BBVA first invested in this country in the early
1990s, we have always believed in Mexico and Mexico has always been up to
scratch, it has never disappointed us.”
He emphasized that our country has the full support of this financial
group to continue contributing to its growth and the prosperity of all
THE STRUCTURAL REFORMS
PROMOTED BY THE GOVERNMENT MEAN THAT OUR COUNTRY IS REGARDED AS THE EMERGING ECONOMY WITH THE GREATEST POTENTIALIN THE CONCERT OF NATIONS: LUIS ROBLES MIAJA
Luis Robles Miaja, Chairman of the Board of Directors of BBVA Bancomer,
told President Peña Nieto that, “Mexico has a unique opportunity to become a
developed country. The institutions
and policies we have created over the past 25 years, which have been magnified
by the structural reforms you have promoted, mean that our country is regarded
as the most promising emerging economy in the concert of nations.
"Today we have also embarked on a new stage with great enthusiasm. We're committed to using all our potential to
continue promoting the development of this great country and the well-being of
our families,” he added.
Robles Miaja told President Peña Nieto that Bancomer, “Will do what is
necessary for Mexico to achieve the levels of well-being and prosperity that
have been the main objectives of your government.”
THE NEW BUILDING, A GREAT ICON FOR MEXICO CITY THAT CHANGES THE CITYSCAPE OF THE CAPITAL: MIGUEL ÁNGEL MANCERA
Mexico City Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera Espinosa said that the new BBVA
Bancomer building is a great icon for the city, noting that the building improves
the cityscape of the capital.
He said that Mexico City, “Is undergoing a transformation. Our planning in this area, in the area of the Pasaje
Reforma, in the Reforma Corridor, is showing everything our country can do.”
He thanked BBVA Bancomer, because, “In 2008, when it decided it was
going to get rid of several of its major assets, it continued in Mexico City. Its vision in 2010 was bet on building in this
Thus, he said, major developments have been achieved, not only the new
building of Paseo de la Reforma, but another very important one based in the Polanco
area, and its branches have been remodeled.