Algeria's GDP growth hits 1.5% in Q2 2017

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 13:54

ALGIERS- Algeria's GDP (gross domestic product) hit 1.5% in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, the National statistics Office (ONS) told APS on Wednesday.

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ALGIERS- Public industrial production recorded a 2% rise in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same quarter of 2016, making the growth rate in the first half of 2017 at 1.1%, the National Office of Statistics (ONS) told APS.

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3.3% growth rate recorded in 2016

Sunday, 20 August 2017 14:05

ALGIERS- The Algerian economy achieved a growth rate of 3.3% in 2016 against 3.7% in 2015 and a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita of 3,894 dollars in 2016, the National Statistics Office (ONS) told APS.

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ALGIERS- The unemployment rate in Algeria reached 12.3% in April 2017 against 10.5% in September 2016 the National Statistics Office (ONS) told APS. 

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Rise in commercial activity in Q1 2017

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 15:10

ALGIERS- The commercial activity increased in the first quarter of 2017, notably in the food processing industry and textiles, but stock shortages were observed for some products, according to a survey-opinion poll carried out by the National Office of Statistics (ONS) to 533 business managers (all legal sectors taken into account).

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GDP growth hits 3.7% in Q1 2017

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 14:33

ALGIERS- Algeria's GDP (gross domestic product) growth went up by 3.7% in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period a year earlier, the National Statistics Office (ONS) told APS Wednesday.

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ALGIERS- The number of cars on the road in Algeria increased to 5,986,181 by the end of 2016, against 5,683,156 cars by end 2015, up by 5.33%, the National Statistics Office (ONS) told APS Tuesday.

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ALGIERS- The sector of hydrocarbons (oil and gas production, refining, natural gas liquefaction...) showed a significant increase of its output during the first quarter of 2017, up by 2.5%, the National Statistics Office (ONS) told APS.

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ALGIERS- The total resident population in Algeria reached 41.3 million inhabitants on 1 January 2017 (against 40.4 million on 1 January 2016), the National Office of Statistics (ONS) told APS Tuesday.

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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.

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