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Dos eventos mayores marcaron el año 2016 de Panamá en la arena internacional, mientras que internamente su economía doméstica continuó con fuerte crecimiento, ya que la actividad en un buen número de sectores ganó un impulso que se espera se mantenga en el 2017.

 

 

LANGUAGE: Modern Standard Arabic is used in schools, government offices and the media. In practice, Darja, the local Algerian dialect of Arabic, is more commonly used and varies from one region to another. French is very commonly used in business, though this is less true outside of Algeria’s main...

 

What is the relationship between Tunisia and Algeria, specifically with respect to industry?

 

With traditional lending constrained by lower hydrocarbons receipts, public authorities are redoubling their efforts to develop Algeria’s capital markets. By encouraging listings on the country’s equity and debt markets, officials are looking to relieve pressure on the national Treasury and create new investment opportunities for financial...

 

As part of steps to reduce the country’s economic reliance on oil and gas production, Algeria’s parliament in mid-July 2016 passed a law aimed at attracting new private sector investment by modifying the national investment promotion framework, which dates from 2001. The law is due to be implemented by the end of 2016. In keeping with this...

 

Up to and including 2013, Algeria had registered a positive current account balance every year since 1999, including very large surpluses in some years. The indicator peaked at a figure of 24.7% of GDP in 2006, according to IMF figures. However, the balance was transformed into a deficit of AD1.38trn (€11.4bn), or 4.4% of GDP, in 2014, helped...