11 For exports into Algeria, applications for the new import license system open from 5 January till 26 January 2016 (agricultural and agrofood products)
As of January 5, 2016 until 26 January 2016, applications for the new import license regime which is to be applied on a list of agricultural and agrofood products originating from the EU, subject to quota system within the framework of the EU- Algeria association agreement, have been open for imports into Algeria. For more details on the list of products concerned application intake form, requirements and procedures please go http://www.mincommerce.gov.dz/.
On 1 January 2016, The Netherlands took over the rotating presidency of the European Union. The Netherlands will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from 1 January to 30 June 2016. It wants a Union that focuses on the essentials, creates growth and jobs through innovation, and connects with civil society. For all up-to-date news and information relating to the Dutch Presidency of the European Union please click on the title area.
A new import license system will enter into force as of 10 January 2016, according to information from the Algerian Ministry of Commerce. Two different kinds of licenses are foreseen under the new regulations. The first category concerns automatic import licenses which shall be issued by the ministerial departments concerned. The second concerns non-automatic import licenses. Importers will have to apply for these to a commission especially set up for this purpose and via a more complicated administrative procedure than before. Although it is not clear yet to which products these new licenses apply, indications are that agricultural and agrofood products from the EU, vehicles and construction materials may be affected. For more info on the new import system into Algeria see: http://www.mincommerce.gov.dz/. The lists of products to which non-automatic licenses will apply, as well as the application procedures and requirements will be published soon on this website.
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15 Short courses in the field of poultry husbandry, food quality, cold technology, horticulture and dairy at PTC+ (Netherlands)
With pleasure we present to you an overview of a number of short courses offered by PTC+ in the Fall season of 2015. PTC+ is the coordinating organization of four Expertise Centres for the development of businesses and individual professionals, which offers training programmes in the field of poultry husbandry, food quality, cold technology, horticulture and dairy. A number of these courses are eligible for the MSP (MENA Scholarship Programme) fellowship. For more information please click on the title zone.
16 Visit of the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Mrs Lilianne Ploumen, to Algeria from 4 to 5 February 2015.
Mrs Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, will pay an official visit to Algeria from 4 to 5 February 2015. Minister Ploumen will be accompanied by a delegation including the International Cooperation Agency (RVO), Wageningen University, specialized in agriculture / agro food and 20 Dutch companies in the energy, agriculture and maritime sectors. During her visit to Algeria, Mrs Ploumen will meet her counterpart Mr. Amara Benyounes, Minister of Trade, the Prime Minister, the Foreign Minister, the Minister of Energy and the Minister of Agriculture. She will also visit Sonatrach with Dutch companies in the energy sector. Other companies in the delegation will meet officials from the transport sector and maritime infrastructure during their visit to the Port of Algiers. Other visits and contacts will take place in the areas of agriculture / agro food, fisheries, higher education and scientific research. The visit of Minister Ploumen aims to broaden and deepen the good relations that exist between the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. These talks will focus on bilateral economic relations between the two countries. On the occasion of this visit, a Forum of Match Making B2B between Dutch and Algerian companies will be organized in partnership with the CACI (Algerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry) and ANDI (l'Agence Nationale de Développement de l'Investissement). This forum will be opened by Minister Benyounes and Minister Ploumen.
17 Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of The Netherlands, visits Algeria next month
On 4 and 5 February 2015 the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Mrs Lilianne Ploumen, will come to Algiers. She will be accompanied by a delegation of businessmen from The Netherlands. They represent companies in important sectors of trade and economic cooperation between Algeria and the Netherlands, such as agriculture, energy and maritime infrastructure.
The Embassy of The Netherlands has welcomed, on 17 December 2014, over forty Algerians who have participated in our MENA scholarship program for short-term professional training in The Netherlands. During the cocktail a network of alumni has been established with the aim to further exchange experiences and information between the two countries. This network will be open for all those who have studied in the Netherlands and who desire to keep in touch with other alumni. If you want to know more, please don’t hesitate to contact us, mentioning the year and the name of the course you have participated in while in the Netherlands, via firstname.lastname@example.org.
19 The Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Algiers received by the Algerian Minister for Regional Planning and Environment
The Ambassador of The Netherlands, Mrs Willemijn van Haaften, was received by H.E. Mrs. Dalila Boudjemaa, Minister for Regional Planning and the Environment. They spoke about the existing cooperation between Algeria and The Netherlands, and how this can be further strengthened in areas such as green zones, waste management and coastal management and protection.
As part of the International Human Rights Day, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in collaboration with UN Women organized, on 10 December 2014, a half-day programme consisting of the following activities : Address by H.E. the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Algeria, Mrs. Willemijn van Haaften, Address by the Program Coordinator of UN Women Countries in Algeria, Mrs. Imane Hayef, a screening of « La révolution d’Eufrosina », a snack, a presentation of the profiles and experiences of two Algerian parliamentarians, Mrs. IBBA Djamila and Mrs. BRAHIMI Samira, and a discussion with the parliamentarians. To download the programme of the International Human Rights Day, please clik on the title area and, then, on the relevant link on the right of the webpage.