Fossil fuel subsidy reform is a peculiar case for Mexico. Policies for the phase-out of fossil fuel subsidies (FFS) at a national level are complex. Their tackling involves work in the economic, social and environmental policy sectors. Their complexity is partially driven from the fact that Mexico is an oil producing country. The domestic oil refineries fall short in meeting the national fuel demands. Hence the need to import gasoline and diesel to fill the gap in fuel supply.
A group of three deputies and one senator from the Mexican Congress came to Doha. Their interest is in the legislative efforts at the national level across countries. They spoke about the Mexican experience.
“The world is reacting too late to reduce global warming and to prevent or mitigate the effects of climate change” Mr. Felipe Calderon, President of Mexico, in his address to the first plenary session of the XXII Ibero-American summit November 17, 2012.