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ALGIERS- Minister of Industry and Mining, Ferhat Aït Ali Braham announced, on Wednesday, exceptional customs and banking measures for importing needed raw materials to prevent the spread of coronavirus crisis.

ALGIERS- A total of 1,788 Algerians stranded in Istanbul, Turkey, as part of the prevention measures taken to reduce the spread of the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), will be repatriated Friday, April 3. The repatriation process will last three days, said the Ministry of Interior and Local Authorities said Thursday in a statement.

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Public industrial output up 2.7% in 2019

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 20:18

ALGIERS- Industrial production in the public sector has increased by 2.7% in 2019, despite a decline of 3.6% in the fourth quarter, the National Office of Statistics told APS on Wednesday.

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ALGIERS- A total of 131 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 14 new deaths have been recorded over the last 24 hours in Algeria, putting the total number of confirmed cases at 847 and that of deaths at 58, the spokesman of the Scientific Committee for monitoring the progress of the coronavirus pandemic, Prof. Djamel Fourar, said at a press briefing Wednesday in Algiers. 

ALGIERS- The President of the Republic announced Tuesday that he had signed today a decree establishing the granting of an exceptional bonus for public healthcare personnel, mobilized in the prevention and fight against the spread of coronavirus.

ALGIERS- The 19th edition of the Mediterranean Games (JM-2021), initially scheduled from 25 June to 5 July 2021 in Oran, has been postponed until 2022,  Minister of Youth and Sports, Sid Ali Khaldi, told APS Tuesday. 

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ALGIERS- Algerie Poste has opened a current solidarity account for citizens, as part of the prevention and the fight against the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), said the institution Tuesday in a communiqué. 

ALGIERS-Sonatrach group intends to reduce by 50% its budget in 2020 and postpone non-urgent projects following the impact of the new coronavirus (Covid 19) on oil markets, said CEO Toufik Hakkar in an interview with “El-Khabar” daily released Sunday.

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ALGIERS- Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad issued Sunday, as part of the prevention and fight against the new coronavirus (Covid-19), an instruction against people refusing to comply with the instructions for treatment, screening and home confinement.

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ALGIERS- Algeria's trade exchanges, carried out within the framework of free trade agreements with the European Union (EU), Tunisia and Jordan, experienced a decline in 2019, while those carried out with the Greater Arab Free Trade Area (GAFTA) recorded a slight improvement, according to Customs statistics.

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