ALGIERS- Minister of Trade Mohamed Benmeradi received Sunday, in Algiers, Chief of the Mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for Algeria Jean-François Dauphin, accompanied by a delegation of experts of this international financial institution, in the presence of officials of his ministerial department, said a communiqué of the ministry.
ALGIERS- Minister of Trade Mohamed Benmeradi received Monday, in Algiers, Director General of Japan External Trade Organization in Paris (JETRO-Paris) Susumu Kataoka, accompanied by a delegation of Japanese businessmen, said a ministerial communiqué.
ALGIERS- Minister of Trade Mohamed Benmeradi said Thursday that the import license system adopted by the government over the past two years, as part of the measured to regulate foreign trade, has made it possible to save USD5.4 billion.
ALGIERS – The Ministry of Commerce recommend, as part of a targeted subsidies system for households, the use of a payment means that ensure both traceability and safety, such as cheque, Minister Mohamed Benmeradi said in an interview to APS.
ALGIERS-Algeria “will go at its own pace” in the accession process to the World Trade Organization (WTO) which started in the 80s, Trade Minister Mohamed Benmeradi said in a interview to 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.
ORAN- The removal of State's subsidies will be "gradual" through tests conducted by region, category of households, product and according to the income of consumers, said Minister of Trade Mohamed Benmeradi on Thursday in Oran (431-km west of Algiers).
ALGIERS- Minister of Commerce Mohammed Benmeradi said Tuesday that a working group supervised by the Prime Minister, is currently reconsidering the subsidy system to shift to a targeted system of subsidy. The working group is composed of officials from the Finance Ministry and several other ministries.
ALGIERS – The suspension of import will be lifted in two or three years. It will be replaced by a system for monitoring the foreign trade, which would be mainly based on customs taxes, said Sunday Minister of Commerce, Mohamed Benmeradi.
ALGIERS – The list of the 851 products which import is suspended would be reviewed in three months, said Monday in Algiers Minister of Trade Mohamed Benmeradi.