Algeria

February 28, 2000

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Algeria's Davis Cup tennis team got off to a torrid start at the Euro/African Group IV competition.   Placed in Group A with Andorra, Liechtenstein an

February 24, 2000

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The Following are the results of the recently held 16th round of the Eastern South Region Football Championship:  * Shabab Buryan - Ittihad Aflo 0-1 

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On March 1, Algiers will host an Algerian children's fashion show.    This event, initiated by a local company as well as UNICEF and UNESCO, is part o

February 23, 2000

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Algeria's intellectual property practices do not have any adverse effects on its foreign trade. Foreign firms have not reported losses on export or investment opportunities due to imported or locally

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Banking SystemThe country's banking system includes the Central Bank (Banque d'Algerie), six state-owned banks, one public development bank, and one private bank. An Islamic Bank is jointly owned by a

February 22, 2000

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Distribution and Sales ChannelsAlgeria's well-developed distribution system includes an extensive network of wholesale and retail outlets, most of which are controlled by private entrepreneurs. Althou

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Abdelaziz Bouteflika was elected by acclimation (as he was unopposed) as Algeria’s new President in April of 1999. Since taking office, Bouteflika has offered amnesty and has released thousands of Is

February 17, 2000

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The African Nations Football Cup may be over, but the Algerian press can't stop talking about it.   One major area of discussion regarding the cup in

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The young Algerian singer, Salih al-Alami has expressed his unhappiness with the country's current condition through songs on a new album he recently

February 13, 2000

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Legal Analysis   Banking System   The country's banking system includes the Central Bank (Banque d'Algerie), six state-owned banks, one public development bank, and one private bank. An Islamic Bank i

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Business Climate    Distribution and Sales Channels   Algeria's well-developed distribution system includes an extensive network of wholesale and retail outlets, most of which are controlled by privat

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Current Economic State   Amidst the bloodshed that has plagued this North-African nation since the early 1990s, Algeria, with IMF and World Bank support, has taken impressive steps in implementing a s

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GENERAL DATA    Population 31 million (1999) GDP ($bn) 47.1 Religions 99% Sunni Muslim Government Republic Languages Arabic (official), French, Berber Work Week Saturday - Wednesday Banks an