ALGIERS- Explanations were given to the European partners on the temporary measures taken by Algeria to reduce its imports in the face of financial difficulties, affirmed Tuesday, in Algiers, Minister of Trade Said Djellab.
ALGIERS- The imports of food products slightly decreased during the first two months of 2018, with the exception of cereals which imports remain high, the Customs told APS on Sunday.
ALGIERS-The import bill of dairy products, cereals, sugar and sweets increased in January 2018, Customs told APS Monday.
ALGIERS-The import bill of finished vehicles (all categories) and CKD (Completely Knocked Down)/SKD (Semi Knocked Down) collections upped to US$2.13 billion in 2017 against US$2.12 billion in 2016, Customs told APS.
ALGIERS- The measure to suspend the imports of 851 products should allow Algeria to save USD1.5 billion over one year, said the minister of Trade Mohamed Benmeradi in an interview with APS.
ALGIERS- The imports bill of milk and dairy products, sugar and pulses recorded a rise in the year 2017, the Customs told APS.
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.
ALGIERS-The executive decree on goods subject to import restrictions has been published in the Official Journal No. 1. Dated 7 January 2018, this legislation notes that the import of the concerned products "is temporarily suspended until the balance of payments is stabilized again."
ALGIERS- The import bills of milk, sugar and sweets increased between January and November 2017, the Algerian Customs' National Centre of Data Processing and Statistics (CNIS) told APS.
ALGIERS- Algeria’s imports price of goods experienced an average increase of 5% over the first nine months of 2017 compared to the same period of 2016, the National Statistics Office (ONS) told APS.