ALGIERS- Trade Minister Ahmed Abdelhafid Saci called the national producers and exporters of cosmetics to raise the local integration rate of the product so to preserve the subsidized products, protect the national economy and the reserve exchanges, said Tuesday a ministry communiqué.
ALGIERS- The steel complex of Bellara (Jijel, 359-km east of Algiers), the fruit of partnership between Algeria and Qatar, will be commissioned in the next few days, said the Ministry of Trade in a statement on Tuesday.

Food import bill up in H1 2017

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 14:42
ALGIERS- Algeria's food import bill totalled US$4.44 billion in the first half of 2017 against US$4.05 billion during the same period a year earlier, the Algerian Customs' National Centre of Datat Processing and Statistics (CNIS) told APS.
ALGIERS- Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune has chaired Monday in Algiers an interministerial meeting devoted to the export of food products using subsidized inputs, said the Prime Minister Office in a statement.
MOSCOW (Russia) – The Joint OPEC-Non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) expressed Monday in Saint-Petersburg, conviction that the world oil market is steadily progressing towards "rebalancing."
ALGIERS- The implementation of the cooperation agreement between the countries of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC and non-OPEC countries is “globally excellent,” said Monday, in St-Petersburg (Russia), the minister of Energy Mustapha Guitouni who also reiterated that Algeria will continue to work for solutions that are satisfying to all.
ALGIERS- Some 250 national and foreign exhibitors will participate in the first international fair of tourism investment and equipment, to take place at Algiers Exhibition Centre from 27 to 30 September, the event's organizers announced Sunday in Algiers.
ALGIERS – The first training session in exporting has been launched Sunday in Algiers in the benefit of economic operators. The training is provided by the World Trade Center Algiers (WTC) and the National Agency for the Promotion of External Commerce (Algex).
ALGIERS- Algeria's trade balance showed a deficit of US$4.84 billion in the first half of 2017 against US$10.57 billion during the same period in 2016, down by 54.15%, the Algerian Customs' National Centre of Data Processing and Statistics (CNIS) told APS.
ALGIERS- The evolution of the average annual rate of consumer prices stood at 6.5% until late June 2017, the National Statistics Office told APS.