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CADE asked for urgent comment on Brazil Senate's draft bill to freeze medicine prices

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 26 Mar 2020 16:22
  • 26 Mar 2020 16:22
The Brazilian Senate has asked the national competition authority to urgently comment on a draft bill that would freeze medicine prices as part of the government's plan to reduce the impact of Covid-19 on economy. 

The Senate said an increase of 4.08 percent in medicine prices is expected by March 31. The draft

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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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