What to do with the vastness of the Saharan Desert

This article is meant to be as informative about the problematics of consultation and decision making in Algeria as it is possible to muster at this conjecture. What to do with the vastness of the Saharan desert where large pockets of gas lay buried according to all known geological analyses for millennia. The strategic decision […]

Sleepwalking towards the next financial crisis?

Sleepwalking towards the next financial crisis? Here are the five biggest risks Nafis Alam, University of Reading Wall Street giant Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy on September 15, 2008, triggering the most significant global financial crisis since the great depression. Lehman’s collapse was not triggered in a day but over a much longer period, with […]

The world’s richest countries to date

The FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast for the Middle East & North Africa is the most dependable source of economic information available for the region. You get the essentials of research conducted by the leading economists for MENA within a single publication. This monthly publication gives you a precise picture of both the current state of affairs […]

Demand for World Bank funding in MENA

Demand for World Bank funding in MENA was up in 2018 as The World Bank responded to strong demand from countries in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) for development finance, global expertise and innovation during the financial year that ended on June 30th, 2018. In addition to US$6.3 billion in new financial […]

Trade War is Here: Some of the New “Facts of Life”

Maximilian C. Forte of Zero Anthropology explains how Trade War is Here: Some of the New “Facts of Life” are already not only visible but concern each and every country in the world. Trade War is Here: Some of the New “Facts of Life” In Madeleine Albright’s new book, dramatically titled Fascism: A Warning, she slams […]

How to Energize the Algiers Bourse ?

The Algiers Bourse or stock exchange, an administrative creation in 1996 seems to be in utter lethargy; the largest Algerian companies such as SONATRACH, state oil company and SONELGAZ, power utility company with several other large public as well as private groups are not listed on it. Knowing that the dynamism of a financial market […]