Algeria Economy

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Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) predominate among Algerian firms, forming the backbone of the private sector. At end-2016 Algeria’s 1m SMEs employed more than 2.5m people and engaged in some AD75bn ($622.1m) in bilateral trade. According to the Ministry of Industry, Algeria created an average of 60,000 SMEs per year in the 2012-15...

 

In what ways is the wilaya (province) of Algiers an attractive area for investors?

 

Algeria has long had complicated foreign relations, having tense ties with neighbouring Morocco, which has held back regional integration, while at the same time having strong trade relations with the EU, with which it signed a free trade accord in 2002. However, its international profile is in the midst of a gradual shift, as it seeks to...

 

Given that Algeria’s hydrocarbons sector accounted for more than half of government revenues in 2014, it is hardly surprising that the collapse in oil prices from 2014 onward has hit public finances. From 8% of GDP in 2014, the deficit ballooned to 15.8% in 2015, before moderating to an estimated 14% in 2016. Algeria was able to postpone the...

 

What are some of the historical and cultural links between Italy and Algeria?

 

With an area of 2.38m sq km, Algeria became the largest country in Africa when the Republic of South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Located in the Maghreb region of North Africa, it has a Mediterranean coastline of just under 1000 km and land borders with seven countries and territories – Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco,...

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