ALGIERS, Sept 18 OPEC member Algeria's oil and
gas export volumes fell 2.8 percent in the first quarter from a
year earlier, weakened by a drop in output and higher domestic
consumption, the energy ministry said.
ALGIERS, Sept 12 Two years after graduating from
university, Ali Lamir, 26, spends his days sitting in a cafe in
central Algiers thinking about how to land a job.
ALGIERS Algeria's lower house of parliament approved on Monday a government plan to lift a largely ineffective ban on imports of many goods and replace it with customs duties of between 30 and 200 percent.
ALGIERS, May 24 Algeria plans customs duties
between 60 to 200 percent on finished goods, according to an
official document seen by Reuters on Thursday, creating new
revenues to offset lower energy earnings.
ALGIERS, May 21 Algeria has dropped a plan to
open up farmland concessions to foreign investors for the first
time, a government official told Reuters on Monday, apparently
reflecting continuing sensitivity about allowing outsiders into
the oil reliant economy.
ALGIERS Algeria plans to offer foreign investors concessions for farm land for the first time, according to an official document, as the oil producer seeks to boost food output and reduce reliance on imports.
BOURKIKA, Algeria Algerian farmer Hassen Miri trudges through mud to inspect his durum wheat field, helping the oil producing nation in its efforts to boost agricultural output and reduce food imports.
ALGIERS Algeria plans to lift a ban on imports of cell phones, household appliances and food and bring in high customs duties instead, its trade minister said on Monday, a new attempt to generate more tax revenue to ease pressure on state finances.
ALGIERS Algerians, many of them weeping, queued at a hospital on Thursday to identify the victims of the country's worst plane disaster which killed 257 people.
ALGIERS More than 250 people including Western Sahara refugees were killed when a military plane crashed near Algeria's capital on Wednesday, state media said, with witnesses saying they saw a wing catch fire shortly after the plane took off. | Video