Doing Business in Algeria
EENI - Business School.
Subject (Course): International Trade and Business in Algeria.
Algerian economy. Algiers. Syllabus:
- Introduction to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria (The Maghreb)
- Doing business in Algiers
- Algerian economy.
- International trade of Algeria
- Port of Algiers and the Port of Oran
- Business opportunities in Algeria
- Information and communication technologies (ICT)
- Renewable energy
- National Agency of Investment Development (ANDI)
- Case study:
- Ali Haddad
- Issad Rebrab
- The transport sector in Algeria.
- Introduction to Arabic and French
- Access to the Algerian market
- Business plan for Algeria
Objectives of the subject "Doing Business in Algeria":
- To analyze the Algerian economy and foreign trade
- To evaluate business opportunities in Algeria
- To explore Algeria's trade relations with the student's country
- To know Algeria's Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
- To examine the profile of Algerian businessmen and companies
- To develop a business plan for the Algerian market
Sample of the subject - Doing Business in Algeria:
Subject description (Doing Business in Algeria).
The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.
Algeria: African Frontier Market. One of the richest countries in Africa. 50% of gas production in Africa.
Located on the south corner of the Mediterranean Sea, Algeria (Africa), part of the Great Arab Maghreb, is the tenth biggest
nation in the World, the second in Africa and the first in the Mediterranean region. Algeria is a frontier market in Africa.
Algiers is the first commercial and economic center in Algeria and the only major financial hub of the country.
- Capital of Algeria: Algiers.
- Largest cities of Algeria: Oran, Constantine, Annaba, Ghardaia, Tlemcen, Ouargla, Setif...
- Area: 2 381 741 km²
- Population of Algeria: 40 millions of people
- Algeria share borders with Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Mali, Tunisia, and Western
- Official language: Arabic. French is widely used in business
- Currency: Algerian dinar (DZD)
The main religion in Algeria:
- 99% of the Algerian population is Sunni Islam.
- Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence):
- In the secondary educational system is obligatory the study
of the Sharia.
Algeria belongs to the Maghribian Economic Area (Islamic Civilization
and African Civilization).
- Algeria is one of the richest countries in Africa.
- Algeria has a huge natural resources, including hydrocarbons
- Algeria occupies the fifteenth place in oil reserves (45 billion tons oil equivalent in proven reserves in oil), the eighteenth in production and the thirteenth in exports
- Refining capacity of Algeria can reach 22 million tones / year.
- Algeria is the third major oil manufacturer in Africa behind Nigeria and Libya and is the leading manufacturer of gas (near 50% of gas production in Africa).
- Algeria has the first African company in the energy sector. The company Sonatrach handles the international distribution of electricity and gas.
- Algeria accounts for 98% of exports by volume and 70% of tax revenues.
- Agricultural and services sectors recorded growth of 10% and 5.3% respectively.
Ali Haddad is a Muslim businessman of Algeria, he is the Director
ETRHB Haddad (construction).
SAIDAL is an Algerian corporation whose
main mission is to develop, produce and market pharmaceutical products.
Trans-African corridors related to Algeria:
- Cairo - Algeria - Dakar Corridor
- Algiers - Lagos Corridor
Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and organizations
- Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)
- Arab League
- Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
- Afro-Arab cooperation
- Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
- Arab Free Trade Area
- Euro-Mediterranean Partnership
- Association Agreement European Union (EU)