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Algeria

Preview 2018
Projected Real GDP Growth (% Change) : 2.3
GDP (current, USD Bn) : 173.80
Projected Consumer Prices (% Change) : 2
Country Population : 44.2 million
Market Capitalization : 0 billion$
Number of Listed Companies : 5
Sociétés Cotées à Bourse d'Alger
Economic performance and outlook

Real GDP growth is estimated at 2.3% for 2019, up from 1.4% in 2018, on the back of a slight rebound in hydrocarbon prices. The hydrocarbon share of GDP fell from 34.2% in 2012 to 19.7% in 2017 (it was 44.3% in 2005), and agriculture and services gained slightly in weight. The relatively subdued economic growth is mainly due to the fall in value added of the hydrocarbon sector, while growth in the nonhydrocarbon sector continues to be modest. The fall in private consumption and the public investment freeze have also been drags on growth.

(Download detailed Analysis Source : Report African Economic Outlook 2020 ; AfDB)

Financial markets

In March 2019, the banking sector in Algeria represented a total asset of $ 134 billion.

Credit distributed to private sector in March 2019 represented $ 42 billion.

Algiers Stock Exchange has 5 listed companies, representing, at the end of 2019, a market capitalization of $ 0.37 billion.

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