Algeria Industry Articles & Analysis

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Before 2014 the only domestic vehicle manufacturer was the state-owned Entreprise Nationale des Vehicules Industriels (SNVI), which was established during colonial times and produces commercial and heavy vehicles. However, in 2014 Renault Algérie Production, a joint venture between SNVI, Fond National d’Investissement and French carmaker...

Chapter | Industry & Mining from The Report: Algeria 2017

While the economic contribution of industry is still relatively small, many of the key building blocks for a successful industrial sector are already established, with abundant energy reserves, mineral raw materials and infrastructure. Some segments of agri-business are well developed, and activity in heavy industrial such as steel and cement production is rapidly expanding. As the largest...

The collapse in oil prices has weighed on the Algerian economy, giving rise to twin deficits in the budget and current account. In mid-2016 the government introduced a bold medium-term plan that targets a balanced budget by 2020, alongside a new growth model with a strategy for economic development and diversification by 2030. These moves have coincided with the private sector playing a much stronger role in the economy.

Les efforts déployés par l’Algérie pour améliorer sa sécurité hydrique vont franchir une étape importante dans les deux ans et demi à venir avec la mise en service d’une série de nouveaux barrages.

 

How would you assess the current state of the agro-industrial sector in Algeria?

 

The largest country in Africa, Algeria remains mainly underexplored as regards non-hydrocarbons mineral deposits, pointing to major potential opportunities in the mining sector. The authorities are keen to develop the industry, not only in order to boost minerals output itself, but also to provide raw materials for a range of emerging...