Algeria for 10 months of 2017 reduced grain imports in terms of value


Algeria, one of the largest importers of agricultural commodities in the world, for 10 months of 2017. reduced the import of grain and flour by 5.4% in value terms compared to the same period last year, according to AGN. Grain Online, citing the customs service of Algeria

Algeria seeks to reduce the volume of grain imports to conserve financial resources against the background of a weaker global energy prices.

In January-October of 2017. the import of solid, soft wheat, seeds and flour spent $2.27 billion versus $2.4 billion over the same period last year.

In 2017. Algeria has collected 3.5 million tons of grain, 100 thousand tons more than in 2016 but 0.5 million tons less than the harvest in 2015.


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