Intro: Unstable global financial markets and geopolitical events caused investors to seek refuge in gold. This is good news for Mexico as it continues to play a leading role in world gold production by contributing 4 percent of the global output, or 4.26 million ounces in 2016. Sonora holds the limelight in terms of national production for the yellow metal while Guerrero is starting to rise thanks to its strong pipeline of projects. The Gold chapter will offer insights on the continued impact of international events on bullion prices and Mexico’s reaction in this context. It will emphasize the country’s most important gold mine sites and strategies operators are using to maintain their top positions.

Key Question: How can Mexico’s pipeline for gold projects be further developed and strengthened to increase national output?