ALGIERS – The National Company of Maritime Passenger Transport (ENTMV) and a Chinese group specializing in the naval construction have signed Sunday in Algiers a deal on the construction of a new car ferry with a capacity of carrying 1800 passengers and 600 vehicles.
TIZI-OUZOU (Algeria)- Algerian-Indian company Vijai Electricals El Djazair, specialized in the manufacturing of large power transformers has been created in Tizi-Ouzou (103 km east of Algiers), in a constituent general assembly held at the headquarters of the state-owned firm Electro-Industries, in Azazga.
ALGIERS- Farouk Bahamid has been installed Sunday as director general of the Algerian Customs, replacing Noureddine Allag who was the interim director general of this body since November 2017.

Algeria plans to increase cork exports

Sunday, 11 March 2018 13:17
BLIDA (Algeria) – The Algerian exports of cork and derivatives were estimated at $4, 551,603 in 2017. This figure is deemed "extremely low" given the huge potentials in this field, said The CEO of Group GGR (Rural Engineering Group) in Blida, Mahfoud Boucekka.
BECHAR-An aquatic drone will be soon operated to help the National Agency for Dams and Transfers (ANBT) to better monitor dams siltation countrywide, announced Saturday Water Resources Minister Hocine Necib.
ALGIERS - The agricultural ministry has been working in recent years to establish a modern scientific base and a policy to modernize olive growing, production and marketing of olive and olive oil in Algeria, according to the participants in the 2nd International Exhibition of Olive, Olive Oils, Process and Olive Derivatives" Med Mag Oliva Algeria," which wrapped up Saturday at the Exhibition Centre (Algiers).
ALGIERS- The head of finance and budget committee at the People’s National Assembly (Parliament’s Lower House) Toufik Torche held Thursday, in Algiers, talks with a delegation of experts of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) chaired by Jean-Francois Dauphin, on several economic and financial issues, said a communiqué of the Parliament’s Lower House.
ALGIERS- Chinese company Huawei is planning to build a smartphone assembly factory in Algeria in 2018, said Thursday Director General of Huawei Algeria Gao Jia.
ALGIERS-Minister of Energy and Mines Youcef Yousfi on Thursday received Chief ambassador of the European Union (EU) delegation in Algeria John O ’Rourke, with whom he discussed economic cooperation between the two sides, announced the ministry in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- The number of women running companies represents only 7.9% of the total population of business leaders in Algeria, the National Centre of Trade Register (CNRC) told APS.