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July 27, 2017
Effective July 4, sources indicate Algeria's import licensing regime extended to include several high-value/processed food products, including almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, pistachios....
July 4, 2017
The Ministry of Agriculture foresees total grain production totaling 3.5 MMT, of which Post estimates will be split 2.5 MMT for wheat and one MMT for barley....
April 17, 2017
Prospects for Algeria’s wheat and barley crop remain mostly average despite multiple bouts with dryness throughout the year and with the next 30 days being a critical period.
January 26, 2017
Algeria’s 2017 Finance Law increases value added tax for many products and will decrease imports of barley, corn, soybean meal, rice, oat, sorghum and DDGs.
December 20, 2016
Opportunities exist for U.S. agricultural products especially bulk commodities. Algeria has implemented measures to support intensive production, particularly in cereals and dairy.
December 10, 2016
The Ministry of Agriculture’s decree of December 24, 2000 prohibits all imports, production, distribution, and commercialization as well as utilization of genetically engineered (GE) plant...
November 14, 2016
Algeria reports an outbreak of H7N1 in Migratory Birds.
October 18, 2016
The Government of Algeria (GOA) continues its efforts to increase development in the dairy sector to reduce reliance on imports.
September 29, 2016
According to the Ministry of Agriculture’s crop assessment, Algeria’s MY2016/2017 grain production reached 3.3 MMT compared to 4.0 MMT the previous year.
September 16, 2016
About 40 U.S. business representatives participated in a Direct Line webinar on agribusiness and agricultural sector opportunities in Algeria hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Algiers, Algeria.
June 30, 2016
The Ministry of Agriculture foresees a slight decline in the MY2016/2017 grain production because of drought conditions and as result of a lack of rain in production areas of Algeria.
March 28, 2016
According to the FAO, early prospects for Algeria’s 2016 winter wheat and coarse grains crops are favorable benefiting from recent widespread precipitation in eastern Algeria.
November 12, 2015
The American International Agricultural Group and the Groupe Lacheb signed a joint venture (JV) agreement on November 8, 2015, to create the U.S.-Algeria JV, El Ferma.
October 28, 2015
The Government of Algeria (GOA) continues to push development in the dairy sector to reduce reliance on imports.
September 16, 2015
According to media reports, Algeria’s grains harvest for the current crop year reached 4 MMT up 14.3 percent compared to last year’s crop in spite of unfavorable weather conditions.
September 15, 2015
September 1 - 3, 2015, OAA Algiers hosted a three-day workshop that focused on USDA’s grading standards for corn, soybeans, and wheat.
August 21, 2015
Algeria is an unknown place of possibilities for sales of agricultural commodities. There is immense potential for agricultural production.
July 27, 2015
The Ministry of Agriculture foresees a rise in production in the current crop year despite some unfavorable weather conditions.
May 7, 2015
Ambassador Joan Polaschik, Algeria’s Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr. Karim Boughalem, and Agricultural Attache’, Charles Rush opened the Food Defense Workshop on April 12, 2015.
April 6, 2015
Excellent rain during the planting season contributed significantly to favorable MY2015/2016 wheat and coarse grain crop prospects as reported by the FAO.