ALGIERS- The strike Air Algerie cabin crew started Monday was fully observed in Algiers airport, but partially observed in the airports of Oran (432-km west of Algiers) and Annaba (600-km east of Algiers), while a crisis unit has been set up, the national airline said in a statement. 

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ALGIERS- Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni expressed satisfaction at the excellent level of compliance of the 24 member states of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC.

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Trade deficit down by over 34% in 2017

Sunday, 21 January 2018 13:36

ALGIERS- Algeria’s trade deficit dropped to USD11.19 billion at the end of 2017 against USD17.06 billion in 2016, down by 34.4%,the Algerian Customs told APS.

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ALGIERS- The revision of the law on hydrocarbons is a “serious” issue which requires “time and expertise,” the Chief Executive Officer of Sonatrach Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour told APS.

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ALGIERS- The participants in the 1st Conference on Energy Transition, which wrapped up Friday in Algiers, called for a real involvement of national investors in the development of renewable energies and the emergence of a non-hydrocarbon productive economy.

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ALGIERS- The national energy strategy, aiming at the promotion of renewable energies, would likely help to reduce Algeria's dependence on hydrocarbons, said Friday in Algiers Minister of Environment and Renewable Energies Fatma-Zohra Zarouati.

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ALGIERS- Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui said that the code of local Authorities, under elaboration within his department, will set up a common framework of local finance and allow municipalities to have the necessary financial resources for the execution of their development projects.

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ALGIERS- The import of car spares, "essential" for the maintenance of vehicles on the road, are not concerned by the recent measure of import suspension, said the Ministry of Trade in a statement on Thursday.

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ALGIERS- Minister of Energy Mustapha Guitouni on Thursday has recommended the creation of a consultative council bringing together all parties concerned by the implementation of the National Renewable Energy Programme.

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ALGIERS- An agreement for the exploitation of Rhoude el Khrouf (RKF) oilfield in the basin of Berkine (Ouargla, 800-km southeast of Algiers) has been signed Thursday in Algiers between the national hydrocarbon company SONATRACH, the National Agency for Hydrocarbon Resources Development (ALNAFT) and the Spanish group CEPSA.

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