ALGIERS- Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries Abdelkader Bouazghi insisted Sunday in Algiers on the need for exploiting all the cultivable lands in order to develop and modernize agriculture.
ALGIERS- The members of the National Consultative Council for the Development of Small and Medium Entreprise (CNCD-PME) "have disapproved the vision of an Algeria, confined to a simple market accessible and reserved for the European Union member states," they said in a statement.
ALGIERS- The current oil prices are at a "fair" level, said Sunday in Algiers the CEO of the national hydrocarbon group SONATRACH, Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour.

Trade deficit down over 83% in Q1 2018

Sunday, 22 April 2018 13:42
ALGIERS- Algeria’s trade deficit reached USD490 million in the first quarter of 2018 against USD2.98 billion in the same period in 2017, down by 83.6%, the Algerian Customs told APS on Sunday.
BATNA- Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui affirmed Saturday, at the inauguration of the headquarters of the municipality of d’Ain Touta (Batna), that “time has come for wealth-creating economy and investment to become the first priority of the municipalities.”
ANNABA- The International Tourism and Travel Fair kicked off Saturday, in Annaba, at the sports complex of 19 May 1956, with the participation of 99 professionals of tourism and activities relating to the sector, coming from inside and outside the country to propose and promote tourist offers.
WASHINGTON- The Governor of the Bank of Algeria Mohamed Loukal underlined Saturday, in Washington, that the “structural reforms are crucial” to strengthen the growth but need to be adapted to the specificities of every country.
ALGIERS- The evolution of the consumer prices’ annual rate stood at 4.6% until March 2018, said the National Office of Statistics (ONS).
WASHINGTON (US) –Cooperation prospects between Algeria and the World Bank has been discussed by Minister of Finance Abderrahman Raouya and the Bank officials in Washington.
PARIS (France)- Algerian national hydrocarbon corporation Sonatrach has worked out a new strategy to adapt to the new environment and meet the challenges ahead, a top executive of the national oil group said Friday.