ALGIERS – Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, who chaired Thursday a tripartite meeting bringing together Government-Central Union– Employers, affirmed that the mission of the Government consisted in applying the laws, including the economic sector, but in serenity.
ALGIERS- The government "will spare no effort" to improve investment framework and cultivate a serene relationship with companies, Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia said Thursday.
ALGIERS- The government and its economic and social partners (the General Union of Algerian Workers and employers) have agreed on Thursday, in Algiers, to postpone the Tripartite meeting that was scheduled for September, according to a statement issued at the end of their meeting at the Government Palace.
AIN TEMOUCHENT (Algeria)- Algeria's agricultural production has reached DZD3,000 billion as a result of the significant resources made available by the government, the minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fishing, Abdelkader Bouazgui, said Wednesday.
ALGIERS-The Minister of Housing, Urban Planning and the City Abdelwahid Temmar announced Wednesday in Algiers that his department considered the launch of the implementation works of 330,000 housing units whose works had not already started, as part of the program to build 1,600,000 housing units including 55,000 in Algiers and 120,000 rental housing units (AADL) and other housing types.
ALGIERS-Some countries involved in the cooperation agreement between the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Non-OPEC Countries including Russia "have been called to order" Monday in Vienna during a monthly follow-up meeting, said Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni, stressing that the implementation of this agreement will be better by the next OPEC meeting in September.
ALGIERS-The rehabilitation and extension works of the refinery of Sidi R'zine (south-east of Algiers), entrusted in late 2016 to a Company, "progress well" after Sonatrach addressed various constraints, notably the lack of staff, stressed Minister of Energy Mustapha Guitouni, adding that the project will be delivered in October 2018.
ALGIERS - Algeria has been recently authorized by the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) for the establishment of three tuna fattening farms on the national territory.
ALGIERS- Algeria’s trade deficit dropped to 6.17 billion dollars in the first seven months of 2017 against a deficit of 10.61 billion dollars over the same period of 2016, a decline of 4.44 billion dollars, corresponding to a 42% downfall in deficit, Customs told APS.

3.3% growth rate recorded in 2016

Sunday, 20 August 2017 14:05
ALGIERS- The Algerian economy achieved a growth rate of 3.3% in 2016 against 3.7% in 2015 and a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita of 3,894 dollars in 2016, the National Statistics Office (ONS) told APS.