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Algeria: EU Association Agreement has not had the desired effect, says Benyounes
The Algeria-EU trade deal has not had the desired effect of promoting non-oil exports and attracting foreign investment, Trade Minister Amara Benyounes said.
US wants to open talks with Algeria for Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
The United States wants to open discussions with Algeria on the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) signed by the two countries in 2001, said US Department of Commerce senior commercial officer for Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia, Douglas Wallace.
Algeria delays implementation of FTA with EU
Algeria has won a trade concession from the European Union, according to which the EU-Algeria free trade agreement should be fully phased-in by 2020, and not by 2017.
La zone de libre-échange avec l’UE reportée à 2020
L’Algérie a obtenu un accord de principe pour que la zone de libre-échange avec l’Union européenne entre en vigueur en 2020 au lieu de 2017 comme prévu initialement
L’Algérie et l’Iran envisageraient un accord de libre-échange
Un accord de libre-échange entre l’Algérie et l’Iran dans un proche avenir ? L’information rapportée par la Fars News Agency reste imprécise et évoque un cadre plus général d’un accord de libre-échange entre l’Iran et les pays « africains musulmans ».
Iran, Algeria mull free-trade pact
Iran and Algeria are discussing signing a free trade agreement in the future, Mehr News Agency reported.
Difficult Algeria-EU ties may deepen
Algeria is dissatisfied with its relations with the European Union (EU), claiming these only secure EU gas imports and EU consumer goods exports. But a deepening of ties is now being prepared.
Algeria seeks free trade deal with West African countries
Algeria is working on signing free trade agreements with the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) countries, the union said in a statement Monday.
Tunisian and Algerian businessmen discuss free-trade zone
Businessmen from Algeria and Tunisia are pushing for an FTA between the two countries
The European party agrees amending the Association Agreement
The EU says it will revise the its Association Agreement with Algeria, pointing out competition from China and enhanced ’security’ interests
L’accord bilatéral entre l’UE et l’Algérie reste bloqué
M. Mandelson a souligné que l’accord d’association, qui est "une base" de développement des relations bilatérales entre l’Algérie et l’UE, ne fonctionne pas bien actuellement.
Bilateral trade between Algeria, EU registers huge imbalance
Algeria has experienced a rapid increase of imports from, and low exports to, the other side of the Mediterranean after signing the Algeria-European Union (EU) association agreement in September 2005.
Netherlands signs investment agreement with Algeria
This is important for Dutch investors because the Algerian market is attractive for sectors such as energy and agriculture.
Algeria about to lose $5bn
The dismantling of customs tariffs on the entry of EU goods under the EU-Algeria association agreement is expected to cause to Algeria a five billion dollar loss in income and 500 000 jobs.
Algeria offers business opportunities for the US private sector
The U.S.-Algeria Business Council is working to bring U.S. investment and trade to Algeria to bolster Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s strategic decision to integrate his country into the global economy.
Algeria set to join WTO, sign US free trade agreement
“Our economy is based too much on hydrocarbons. We must diversify our economy. If not, Algeria will become lost in the global marketplace,” Abdelhamid Temmar, chief economic counsel to President Abdelaziz Bouteflila, said last week during meetings with finance and trade leaders in Washington.
Euro-Med Association Agreements: the Partnership is moving forward
An essential feature of the implementation of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership has been the negotiation of Association Agreements between the European Union and nine of its Mediterranean Partners to replace the 1970s Co-operation Agreements.
Algeria joins Arab Free Trade Zone
Algeria has inked an agreement for improving trade and facilitating commercial exchanges among Arab countries that constitute the basis for the Arab Free Trade Zone
EU bilateral trade negotiations: state of play
Overview of Bilateral Negotiations 2004 involving Trade Agreements: State of Play 27 July