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Navigating the Landscape of FDI in Algeria

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Algeria stands as the premier natural gas producer in Africa and the second-largest supplier of natural gas to Europe beyond its borders.  With its economy heavily reliant on hydrocarbon exports, Algeria has long depended on the production and exportation of hydrocarbons as a central pillar of its economy. This sector contributed significantly, comprising 19 percent […]

New Land Allocation Law: Investment Opportunities

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Following the recent Investment Law No. 22-18 of 24 July 2022 (“Law 22-18”)and its implementing regulations, a long-awaited new law on land allocationwas published in the Official Gazette of 16 November 2023. With the aim of promoting and facilitating investment, Law No. 23-17 of 15November 2023 (the “Law 23-17”) establishes the terms and conditions for […]

The Algerian Data Protection Law becomes effective

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From 11 August 2023 companies and organisations processing personal data must comply with Law 18-07 of 10 June 2018 on the protection of individuals in the processing of personal data (“Law 18-07”). With the recent publication by the National Authority for the Protection of Personal Data (“ANPDP”) of allthe necessary forms, Law 18-07 is now […]

Algeria – New Investment Law implementation

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Article written by Rym Loucif, Founding Partner of Loucif & Co, Algeria On 28 July 2022, a new Investment Law No. 22-18 of 24 July 2022 (the “Law 22-18″) was published in the Journal Officiel. 8 regulations implementing Law 22-18 were published in the Official Journal on 18 September 2022. The key points of the […]

Algeria: New policy in the Pharmaceutical Industry

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Article by Rym Loucif, Advocat at Algerian member Loucif & Co The Algerian pharmaceutical market is one of the main markets in the Middle East-Africa region with an average annual growth rate of nearly 8%. On 31 January 2022, the Minister for the Pharmaceutical Industry (the “MoPI”) issued several orders relating to the new specifications […]

Infrastructure developments in Africa

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Infrastructure development is a key driver for progress across the African continent and a critical enabler for productivity and sustainable economic growth. According to the African Development Bank, investment in infrastructure accounts for over half of the recent improvement in economic growth in Africa and has the potential to achieve even more. A fund known […]

Rym Loucif breaking the bias!

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 In celebration of International Women’s Day which took place on 08 March 2022, we get to know some of LEX Africa’s leading women. Click below to download pdf. Rym Loucif    

The women of LEX Africa speak out about breaking the bias on International Women’s Day!

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International Women’s Day has been celebrated every year on 8 March, for more than 100 years, and it was made an official global holiday by the United Nations in 1977. It is a day when women are recognised for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. Ironically, given […]

Algeria moves towards solar energy

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Article by Rym Loucif, Partner at Loucif + Co, Algeria   One month after the Council of Ministers’ meeting of 21 November 2021 where the President of the Republic gave clear instructions to his Government to accelerate the energy transition, the Ministry of Energy Transition and Renewable Energy launched on 23 December 2021 a solar […]

Exploratory study on the potential of green hydrogen for Algeria

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Article by Rym Loucif, Partner at Loucif + Co, Algeria In the framework of the Algerian-German energy partnership, and with the participation of the German Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy (BMWi), and the Algerian Ministries of Energy (MEM) and Energy Transition (MTEER), an exploratory study on the potential of Power-to-X (green hydrogen) for Algeria […]


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