Why Algeria

• GDP (purchasing power parity) $552.6 billion
• Gross national saving:53.2% of GDP (4th in the world)
• 54.85 billion dollars of imports in 2013.
• Promising sectors with matured projects.
• An intensified protection and international arbitration agreements
• Adherence to international conventions for the protection of investors, related the guarantees and international arbitration.
• Signature of 48 agreements and bilateral agreements on the promotion and reciprocal protection of investments.

• 18th largest oil producer
• 12th largest oil exporter
• 15th place in world oil proven reserves
• 3rd producer and 5th exporter of gas
• 3rd supplier of natural gas to the European Union
• 7th place in the world in terms of proven gas resources
• 4th total energy supplier to the European Union
• 4th economic power in the Arab world as the Arab Organization for Investment Guarantee
• 3rd largest holder of gold reserves in the MENA
• 2nd largest holder of foreign exchange reserves after in the MENA
• Lowest foreign debt country in the MENA
• Potential of New Energy: 3000 hours of sunshine per year
• Other mineral resources: phosphate, zinc, iron, gold, uranium, tungsten, kaolin, and silicon

• GDP growth: The value of gross domestic product (GDP) in Algeria has increased from 9.1% in 2012 to 15.843 billion (bn) DA (204.3 billion dollars) against 14,519.8 billion dinars (199.3 billion dollars) in 2011.
• GDP per capita: GDP increase from $ 5,427.8 in 2011 to $ 5.449,6 in 2012.
• Real GDP growth: 3.3% in 2012 against 2%in 2001
• Real GDP growth rate of non-hydrocarbon is 7.1% in 2012 against 6.1% in 2011.
• External debt: 3.9 billion US in 2012 against US $ 30 billion in 2001.
• Foreign exchange reserves: 193 billion US $ in 2012 against 18 billion US in 2001.

• Agriculture
• Fisheries
• Industry
• Tourism
• Health
• Transport
• ICT
• Renewable Energy: Program for renewable energies (solar, thermal and wind) for the production of 22 000 MW by 2030.

Geopolitical position allowing proximity to the European and African markets.
• Seven border markets (Tunisia - Libya - Niger - Mali - Morocco - Western Sahara - Mauritania)
• Member of the Arab Free Trade Area
• Signature of the Association Agreement with the European Union

• Roads: 112,696 km, including 29,280 km of national roads
• Airports: 35 airports, including 13 international
• Railways: 4200 km of railway tracks a tiny part of which is electrified
• Ports: 51 maritime infrastructure including 11 commercial ports, two oil ports, 41 fishing ports and one marina

54% of the Algerian population aged 15-35 years
• Nearly 2 million university graduates in 2012 from 92 institutions
• Nearly 8,470,007 attending college for the year 2013
• More than 600,000 in vocational training in 2013
• 200,000 graduates of vocational training from 1,100 institutions in 2013

• Energy:Natural Gas 0.18 to 0.37 euro / thermal
• Electricity: 1,14 € / kWh on average
• Wages:180 to 540 Euros for the public sector and 180 to 700 Euros for the private sector

• Important tax incentives, up to 10 years of exemption, depending on the location and size of the project.
• Partial or total reimbursement of expenses related to infrastructure works
• Decrease in employers' contribution to social security for the recruitment of young job seekers
• The concession of land by mutual agreement, over periods of 33 years renewable and giving rise to the same property rights arising from sales
• Discounts on the price of the rental fee on the land and property acquired within the framework of the realization of the investment
• Tax exemptions and incidental throughout the life of the project for exporting projects

• Access to a network of 21 banks and financial institutions including 13 private and 8 public banks leasing companies and investment funds
• 3727 billion dinars of credit to the economy
• Availability of funds from banks: 3500 billion dinars of credit to the economy
• Enhancements to the interest rate of 2% and up 4.5% for tourism projects located in South
• Possibilities of the use of financial institutions guarantee: Guarantees Fund Credits Investment FGAR.
• Tax exemptions and incidental throughout the life of the project for exporting projects