Algeria

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

January 31, 2000

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Excitement emanated from all of the Algerian professional staff following their 3-1 win over Gabon in the Africa Nations Cup.   The beaming head coac

January 27, 2000

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Algeria is scheduled to host its first Arab exhibition in March since the civil war erupted eight years ago.  The 1st Gulf 2000 exhibition, which is b

January 19, 2000

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The kitchen at the Algerian Parliament spends AD 16,000 a day to cook 2,000 meals, which is more than enough food to feed the government members a lar

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A special television series that dealt with corruption in Algeria using religious symbolism aired during the holy month of Ramadan.  Al Yaum daily rep

January 13, 2000

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Dr. and engineer Ahmed Abd-al-Qader, a professor at King Saud University, has expounded a different view regarding the end of the 2nd millenium and be

December 22, 1999

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Algeria will host the International Cinema Festival, "Cassette in the Sea". The event is scheduled to last from January 25 to March 31.