ADVERTISEMENT

Mexico City's massive wholesale market quiets amid fuel shortage


MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The mood at Latin America's largest wholesale market, the Central de Abastos in Mexico City, has morphed from typically cacophonous and bustling to cloudy and anxious as deliveries and sales grow sluggish amid a days-long fuel shortage.

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador late last month launched a sweeping plan to stanch rampant fuel theft, the first major move of his young administration against widespread corruption and organised crime.

   

ADVERTISEMENT