Costa Rica, Pfizer Regional Operations Center

Beginning in January 2010, Pfizer will focus all its operations for the Caribbean and Central America in Costa Rica.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

This was announced by company executives for Latin America and the Caribbean during a meeting with President Oscar Arias.

The representatives of the pharmaceutical company also expressed satisfaction with the signing of an agreement with the Costa Rican Ministry of Health to develop a joint campaign against smoking.

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El Salvador: Merger in Beverage Market

July 2016

The Superintendency of Competition is analyzing a merger application submitted by Anheuser-Busch InBev SA / NV, to acquire SABMiller.

From a statement issued by the Superintendency of Competition in El Salvador:

The Superintendency of Competition is analyzing a request for economic concentration by Anheuser-Busch InBev SA / NV (AB InBev) to acquire the entire share capital of SABMiller plc (SABMiller).

$5 million Investment in Logistics

March 2015

Yobel Supply Chain Management is looking for a plot in western San José to build facilities for concentrating its offices in one place and a distribution and a latest generation logistics center.

The Peruvian logistics giant is planning, for 2017, to concentrate its operations in Costa Rica, which is currently developed at two separate facilities.

Costa Rica: Telecoms Regulator's Inconsistencies

October 2014

While operators claim for effective competition on the market, the Telecommunications Authority has become a thorn in the side of the telcoms companies.

In the steps undertaken by Holst Van Patten S. A. for the acquisition of satellite internet services, the Telecommunications Superintendency (Sutel) asked the company to request an authorization for a merger and then retracted it clarifying that it would not go ahead.

Costa Rica: Concentration in Soap Market

March 2014

With the authorization of the acquisition of Punto Rojo by Colgate Palmolive the market has been divided up between two great competitors.

Unilever and Colgate Palmolive are now the two main competitors in the market for soaps in Costa Rica, after the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry authorized the acquisition of Punto Rojo requested by Colgate Palmolive.

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