Algeria

In-depth country-focused analysis on Algeria’s economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Algeria’s operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Algeria, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Algerian industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Algeria before your competitors.

Algeria Country Risk

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Core Views As a result of the intensity of the military campaign in Libya in 2011, a significant degree of productive capacity (both physical and human) throughout the economy has been lost. Road...

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Algeria Industry Coverage (10)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: W ith wheat and dairy production consistently short of consumption, Algeria is a major importer of food products. However, the government's new emphasis on the improvement of food...

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Autos

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The outlook for Algeria's auto industry is mixed as we enter 2014. On the positive side, the start of production at Renault's new Oued Tiélat factory in Oran province should prove...

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Food & Drink

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BMI View: We have revised upwards our forecast s for economic growth in Algeria , and now expect to see nominal GDP growing at a compound annual rate of 10.9% between 2014 and 2018 (up from...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: The Algerian construction sector has performed well in 2013 and we see this trend to continue into 2014. After a change of the historical construction data by the Bank of Algeria, from...

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Insurance

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BMI View: The limited data that is available suggests that premiums are surging - or, more correctly, recovering from a low base in Libya. The overwhelmingly non-life market of Algeria has also...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View: Algeria continues to dominate the African gas market. We expect that the country will progressively switch towards a higher proportion of LNG use for its exports as pipeline consumers...

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Petrochemicals

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The Algerian petrochemicals industry is set for a surge in capacity this year with two new petrochemicals complexes due to come onstream, turning the country into a net exporter of certain polymers...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: In addition to the Algerian government's favourable policies towards attracting foreign investment, this quarter has seen two further indications of the country's drive to rapidly...

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Power

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Executive Summary BMI View: Algeria's role as a gas-producer made the headlines in early 2013 when militants attacked a gas site in the desert, near the border with Libya. The attack - and...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View : There is a strong level of competition in most North African markets , with the exception of Libya. The country is the exception to most of the trends in the region, a legacy of the...

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