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The coronavirus hits the finances of the Mexican cartels.- María Luisa Pastor Gómez.

The coronavirus crisis has severely hit the finances of the main Mexican cartels, due to the lack of supplies to produce fentanyl, since the chemical precursors for its manufacture come from China. Although the Chinese seem to be recovering from the pandemic, the crisis has worsened in the West, particularly in the US, the main market for these for these synthetic opioids.
The lack of suppliers brings bad times for drug traffickers and increases the possibilities that they venture into other segments of the economy such as food or medicines, with the danger that it entails.

María Luisa Pastor Gómez. Analyst of IEEE.

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