ALGIERS- The national cereal production hit 35 million quintal during the harvest season 2016-2017, despite unfavorable weather conditions in some regions of the country, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fishing Abdelkader Bouazgui said Tuesday.
ALGIERS- The Treasury deficit has dropped sharply over the first five months of 2017 following the significant increase in revenues and decline in expenditures compared to the same period in 2016, according to figures provided by the Ministry of Finance.
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.
ALGIERS- People's National Assembly (lower house of Parliament) will discuss Thursday the bill on money and credit, which will be voted on Sunday, a house's statement said Monday.
ALGIERS – Director General of Customs Kaddour Bentahar will participate in a high-level meeting on border security, which will be held in Tunis from 3 to 5 October, said Monday the Algerian Customs in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- The potential of Algeria’s hydrocarbon reserves is significant but remain relatively under-explored, said Monday in Algiers Minister of Energy Mustapha Guitouni.
ALGIERS- Thirteen new investment projects will be launched soon in the field of aquaculture and are due to be operational by the end of 2017, said Monday in Algiers Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fishing Abdelkader Bouazgui.

Shale gas exploitation is in study phase

Monday, 02 October 2017 16:27
ALGIERS- The matter of shale gas exploitation is still in the study phase and will be "properly" addressed, Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni told APS on Monday following the meeting of the Algerian-US Business Council.
ALGIERS-The revision of the law on hydrocarbons in force is under consideration, said Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni.
ORAN- The law on hydrocarbons is no longer attractive to foreign investors, said Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia in Arzew (Oran, 431-km west of Algiers) on Sunday.