Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit (Mexico)
Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit
|Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público|
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|Headquarters||Palacio Nacional, Plaza de la Constitución s/n, Col. Centro, Deleg. Cuauhtémoc. Ciudad de México|
|Annual budget||$27.4 billion (FY 2010)|
|Agency executive||Luis Videgaray Caso, Secretary|
The Mexican Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit (Spanish: Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público, SHCP) is the finance ministry. The Secretary of Finance and Public Credit is a member of the federal executive cabinet and is appointed by the President of the Republic. It is active in developing financial inclusion policy and is a member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion. In Mexico the Secretary of Finance is the head of the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit. This position is analogous to the Secretary of the Treasury in the United States of America or to the finance ministers of other nations.
- Proposes and directs the Federal Government’s economic policy as regards finances, tax, spending, income and public debt and statistics, geography and information, in order to ensure quality, equitable, inclusive and sustained economic growth.
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