ALGIERS-Algeria's renewable energy strategy "accelerates," said the Oxford Business Group (OBG) in a recent study, referring to the establishment on May of a ministry of renewable energy.
ALGIERS- The action plan of the government, led by Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia will be presented in ten days before the members of the People’s National Assembly (APN).
ALGIERS-The Finance bill 2018 will bring qualitative alternatives and effective procedures that will build an economy less vulnerable to external shocks, Speaker of the People's National Assembly (Lower House) announced Said Bouhedja.

New Sonelgaz CEO Mohamed Arkab takes office

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 12:55
ALGIERS-The new CEO of the National Company for Electricity and Gas (Sonelgaz) Mohamed has taken office Wednesday.
ALGIERS-The ministry of Trade announced Tuesday that the preliminary results of investigation it had conducted to verify the veracity of information on existence an imported toxic perfume on the national market "confirm the non-existence of this product on the Algerian market."
ALGIERS-Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni on Monday called on large electricity consumers to rationalize their consumption, and announced that the ministry "was considering" an increase in prices for this category of consumers in the middle or long terms.
KHENCHELA-Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fishing Abdelkader Bouazghi said Monday in Khenchela that the contribution to the reduction of bill imports was the mission of "all parties."
ALGIERS – The import licensing system, in force since December 2015, has been "maintained" while the Executive Decree of 22 August 2017 published in the Official Journal revoked only some regulatory aspects included in the decree of June 2017, which modifies the 2015 decree, said Sunday a Trade Ministry statement.
ALGIERS- Minister of Industry and Mining Youcef Yousfi, has received Sunday in Algiers British ambassador Andrew Noble.
ALGIERS – Minister of Energy Mustapha Guitouni invited Poland and Turkey to boost the energy cooperation with Algeria. The Minister has Sunday received the ambassadors of both countries, Witold Spirydowicz and Mehmet Poroy, said statement of the ministry.