Werner leaving Finance Ministry

The Undersecretary of Finance Alejandro Werner, who has been the principal symbol of continuity in economic policy management since the appointment of Ernesto Cordero as Finance Minister late last year, confirmed today that he will leave the Ministry. Reforma is reporting that José Antonio Meade, currently the Undersecretary for Revenue, will become the new Undersecretary and José Antonio González Anaya, currently the coordinator with states will take Meade’s place. (Reforma 8/16)