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November 24, 2014

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Start-ups: Injaz El-Djazair launches training programme for students

A training programme for Algerian young students was launched by the association Injaz El-Djazair (achievement of Algeria) aiming at supporting them to create their own business after leaving the universities, the Association told APS.


Entitled "Company Program", this training, which reaches its 4th year, targets some 2,655 students from a score of Big Schools and Universities.

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November 24, 2014

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35 billion DZD debt of Algerian citizens from water bill

Agerian government intends to raise the price of water, General Manager of the Algeria Water, Ait Mansour Abdennour, said on the 1st National Radio's program "Morning guest" on Sunday.


"This decision will not be applied in the present, given that the government did not include it as a priority, while potable water leaks rate reached 45%." "Algeria Water will start a campaign which slogan is "pay your bill and we are at your service","...

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November 24, 2014

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Algeria-EU Association Agreement has not had the desired effect, says Benyounes

The Algeria-EU Association Agreement has not had the desired effect which is to promote the minus-hydrocarbon exports and attract the foreign investments, Trade Minister Amara Benyounes said.


Nearly ten years after its enforcement, the Algeria-EU Association Agreement “has not helped Algeria promote the non-oil exports and attract the foreign direct investments,"...

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November 24, 2014

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Algeria's trade surplus hits US$5.8 bn in first 10 months of 2014

Algeria recorded a trade surplus of US$ 5.86 billion during the first ten months of 2014, against US$ 7.63 billion during the same period in 2013, down by over 23%, said Sunday Algerian Customs' National Centre of Data Processing and Statistics (CNIS).


From January to October 2014, Algeria's exports amounted to US$ 54.46 bn, against US$ 53.89 bn during the same period"...

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November 24, 2014

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Works of Algerian-Qatari High Joint Commission wrap up, 13 agreements, MoU inked

The works of the 5th session of the Algerian-Qatari High Joint Commission, held Sunday in Doha, culminated in the signing of 13 documents (agreement, memoranda of understanding and executive programs) on several sectors including Communication, Tourism, Sports, Youth, Education, Higher Education and Fisheries.


The signing ceremony was co-chaired by Prime Minister Abdelmalek"...

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November 24, 2014

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North Africa Oil and Gas Summit in Algiers in December

North Africa Oil and Gas Summit will be held in Algiers from 7 to 9 December, bringing together leaders of Algerian and international oil market, announced Sunday the organizers in a communiqué.


Algeria, as Africa's largest gas producer and world's 10th gas producer, has invited over 450 North African experts from different national and international oil and"...

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November 24, 2014

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Bill on social security meant to update national social security system, says Minister

Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Mohamed El Ghazi, said Sunday that draft the bill on social security is meant to update and improve the national social security system.


El Ghazi, who presented the bill on social insurance at a plenary session of the National People's Assembly (Lower House), said this bill is meant to update, improve and adapt the"...

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November 24, 2014

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Economic and Social Conference of Youth: Opportunity to review support policies

The Economic and Social Conference of Youth, to be held Monday and Tuesday in Algiers will present an opportunity to review and assess the Algerian policies for youth, said Minister of Youth Abdelkader Khomri.


During this conference, “new approaches will be defined for a better management of youth’s concerns, help boost growth and achieve the participative"...

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November 24, 2014

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Mexican delegation seeks expanded business opportunities in Algeria

A Mexican delegation is in Algeria examining business opportunities and options for expanding trade with the North African country, a Mexican official told Efe Sunday.


"In Mexico, we are looking for a strategy to enter North Africa, and Algeria offers a possibility for small- and mid-sized firms to establish themselves," Francisco Gonzalez Diaz, the director of trade development"...

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November 24, 2014

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Algeria is preparing for post-oil era, says Sellal

Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said Sunday evening in Doha that Algeria is preparing for the post-oil era by encouraging investments in several fields.


Algeria is currently preparing for the post-oil era by encouraging investments in several fields, said Sellal in his meeting with the members of the Algerian community in Qatar.


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