Baxter Expands Costa Rican Operations

The multinational company, who produces medical devices, will move its Latin American financial operations to the country.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Baxter will proceed to move to Costa Rica the financial administration of Puerto Rico, and next year it will bring those of Argentina, Chile and Colombia. Mexico and Brazil will follow in 2011.

"This movements should imply more jobs, but Carlos Alonso [Baxter's regional president], didn't give any numbers", reported Sergio Arce for

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