ALGIERS-500 ships docked at Algiers port in the first quarter of 2017 against 546 in the period in 2016, down by 8.42%, Algiers Port Company (EPAL) said.
ALGIERS- Algeria will host a business forum on June 13 devoted to investment in renewable energies, as part of a support programme by the European Union, director of Cooperation with the European Union at the ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ali Mokrani, told APS.
ALGIERS- The Liaison Committee of the Trans-Saharan Road (CLRT) is working currently for the implementation of a development plan, covering the north of Mali and Niger and the far south of Algeria, allowing the identification of inadequacies and stakes relating to the profitability of the construction of this road, said Tuesday, in Algiers, CLRT’s Secretary General Mohamed Ayadi.
ALGIERS-Energy Minister Noureddine Boutarfa will be on a visit to Vienna on 24-25 May to take part in the meeting of the Joint OPEC/Non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), the 172nd OPEC ministerial conference and the OPEC/Non-OPEC ministerial meeting, said the Energy Ministry.
ALGIERS- The 18th International Tourism and Travel Show (SITEV-2017) which came to a close on Monday in Algiers at the "Exhibition Centre," has been an opportunity for citizens, professionals and foreign operators to take a look at the tourist assets of Algeria, which are likely to contribute to make of it a unique tourist destination.
ALGIERS- The country members of the Arab Network of Biosphere Reserves ArabMAB (man and the biosphere programme) met Monday in Algiers in order to develop an action plan for the next ten years, taking into account the specificities of those countries and their needs in sustainable development.
ALGIERS- Algeria's annual inflation rate hit 7% by end of April 2017, the National Office of Statistics (ONS) told APS. The annual inflation rate in April 2017 represents the evolution of consumer price index (CPI) from May 2016 to April 2017, compared to May 2015 to April 2016.
PARIS – In 2016, the growth of Algeria’s real gross domestic product (GDP) hit 3.5%, against 3.8% in 2015, said a report published Monday by three international organizations, attributing this drop to the oil low prices.
DEAD SEA (Jordan) – The participants in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa, which works ended Sunday in the Dead Sea region of Jordan, stressed the need to ensure a better future for the Arab youth.
ALGIERS- An institutional twinning between the National Agency of Integrated Water Resources Management (AGIRE) and a Belgian consortium was launched Sunday, in Algiers, as part of the support programme to the implementation of the partnership agreement between the European Union (EU) and Algeria (P3A).