NO. 28


Financial and Banking News

Economic Perspectives

Algeria Starts down Road to Economic Reconstruction

Algeria has removed subsidies on nearly all basic food items but is tointroduce a system of income support to compensate poorer families for risingprices. The move, which is part of the Algerian Government's recently-announcedEconomic Action Plan, aims to eliminate much of the black market trading whichsurrounds the provision of basic food supplies, while offering...