Thus, China with $ 6.82 billion ( bn ) ranks first followed by France with 6, 25 billion of a total volume of Algerian imports in 2013 estimated at $ 54.8 billion .
According to the Algerian economist Fetah Ouzzani , which revealed information Saturday in Paris on the occasion of a conference on foreign investment in Algeria, made for France to have lost his first position as a supplier of Algeria on behalf of China "is not inevitable ."
He said that " on the contrary, in several sectors, French operators rather interested in investing in Algeria co -production mode. In this way , they become competitive throughout Africa and the Middle East and Latin America " .
President REAGE network ( Network Algerian Schools) spoke to this effect , the main indicators of the Algerian economy , highlighting his youth (over 65 % of the population) and managers ( more than 3 million of which 15% abroad) .
Based on figures from the trade balance, where the import bill is increasing , it has supported a large number of products and services can be provided in Algeria by Algerian- French joint ventures to several markets the region in addition to the local market.
" Many sectors which enjoy comparative advantages are a real opportunity to make the country a real industrial platform for foreign investors wishing to locate in Algeria to take options in the Euro- African economic space rapidly emerging " a- he argues .