Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Algeria
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Grains
Date
09/07/2017
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Government market intervention
Description
Announced that commercial banks will suspend finances pending the imposition of import licenses for an extended list of products. The list includes processed wheat and maize products such as bread, pizza and pasta. The measure aims at discouraging import of these products as domestic production can cover consumer demand.