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Brazil probe of Ambev's exclusivity clauses with distributors closed

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 24 Jan 2022 17:00
  • 24 Jan 2022 17:00
An investigation into brewing company Ambev's exclusivity clauses with resellers and distributors has been closed by the Brazilian competition authority.
The Administrative Council for Economic Defense, or CADE, said the issues brought up by industry group Confenar, representing the company's distributors, are of "private interest" and therefore aren't under the

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America

Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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