Finance & economy

October 22, 2014

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Estate agencies loans' rate lowered by 2%

Government intends, at the beginning of January 2015, to require banks and financial institutions to reduce the interest rate on loans that are destined for the benefit of real estate agencies that are operating in 24 Wilayas of the republic, while the public treasury will pay the difference in the discount rate that is estimated to 2%, in a new picture of a mechanism to support the housing program.


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October 22, 2014

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WTO: Reviving industry, main focus of talks between Bouchouareb, Alotto

Minister of Industry and Mines, Abdessalam Bouchouareb, received Monday in Algiers, head of the work team in charge of Algeria's accession to the TWO, Alberto d'Alotto.


During the meeting, Bouchouareb presented to Alotto Algeria's vision on the revitalization of the industry by promoting domestic production, the ministry said in a statement.


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October 22, 2014

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Education: UNPEF paralyzed Schools, pupils and parents surprised by the strike

National Union of Education and Training (UNPEF) paralyzed various educational institutions in Algeria, after launching an open strike, with the organization of sit-ins in front of all the education directorates across the country, at a time pupils and their parents were surprised of the quick strike.


Spokesman of the union, Messaoud Amraoui, told Echorouk that the sit-in that was organized by teachers and the staff of education"...

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October 22, 2014

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National Institute specializing in agricultural techniques inaugurated in Mascara

The first national institute specializing in agricultural techniques in Algeria was inaugurated in Monday in Mascara at Tighennif by Minister of Vocational Training, Noureddine Bedoui.


During a meeting with farm developers and managers in the sector of vocational training during the inauguration of the institute named after deceased mujaheed Tayebi Larbi, the Minister"...

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October 22, 2014

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Flow of French Cattle to Algeria Resumes

Live French cattle imports into Algeria have recommenced after stabilization of a foot and mouth disease outbreak confirmed this summer.

Algerian authorities were forced to limit movement of cattle into the country last July, resuming a flow of livestock totalling 40,000 head in a typical year.

The ban, which largely affected the passage of dairy genetics from French farms, was lifted on 13 October. French agriculture welcomed the announcement, saying it was an ‘excellent sign’ developing cooperation within livestock between the two nations.

A mass vaccination...

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October 22, 2014

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Algerian-European cooperation: EU’s representation in Algeria considers outcome “positive”

The outcome of the cooperation between Algeria and the European Union (EU) is “positive,” said Tuesday in Algiers Head of Cooperation Operations of the EU delegation in Algeria Manuela Navarro.


According to Navarro, 43 major bilateral programmes were implemented in several sectors since 2000 through two different cooperation instruments: MEDA II (2000-2006)"...

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October 22, 2014

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ITU meeting: Algeria’s strategy in ITC highlighted in South Korea

The strategy set up by Algeria to participate in the execution of the initiative “Connect 2020” of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), was highlighted as part of the 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference of this international organization.


On the occasion of the holding of the ITU meeting, in South Korea, the Minister of Post and Information and Communication"...

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October 22, 2014

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Algeria sends 20 tons of school supplies to Gaza's children

Algeria dispatched on Monday 20 tons of school supplies to the children of Gaza, with the aid carried on a military cargo plane that was headed towards Al-Ismailia airport in Egypt, Anadolu news agency reported.

According to Anadolu, Algerian state television asserted that: "A military cargo plane has taken off on Monday from the airport in Boufarik, south of the capital in Blida, towards the airport of Al-Ismailia in northeast Egypt. It has been loaded with about 20 tons of school supplies for the benefit"...

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October 22, 2014

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2015 AQR Insight Award Call for Papers

AQR Capital Management, LLC (“AQR”) today began accepting submissions for its fourth annual AQR Insight Award, which recognizes and rewards important, unpublished academic papers that best address challenges facing institutional investors. Up to three papers will share a $100,000 prize.


At AQR, we embrace financial theory as the foundation of our business. So"...

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October 22, 2014

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BRS Labs to Bring Ground Breaking Artificial Intelligence Analytics to AAPA’s 103rd Annual Convention

AAPA Annual Convention '14

Behavioral Recognition Systems, Inc. (BRS Labs), creator of AISight®, the artificial intelligence-based analytics solution that teaches itself to recognize and alert on abnormal patterns within massive volumes of data, will exhibit its award-winning technology at The"......

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