Algeria الجزائر

General Information
Country NameAlgeria
Capital CityAlgier
MottoBy the people and for the people
Area2,381,741?km2
Population39 000 000
Ages0-14 years 28,1?%
15-64 years 66,8?%
65 years and older 5,1?%
Export million $36.3 billion
Export partnersEgypt 17%, Iran 13.3%, US 10.8%, NZ 7.8%, Republic of the Congo 7.5%, UAE 7.1%, Benin 4.9%, Thailand 4.1% (2014)
Export commoditiespetroleum, natural gas, and petroleum products 97% (2009 est.)
Import million $52.65 billion
Import partnersChina 14.1%, France 10.8%, Italy 8.6%, Spain 8.6%, Germany 6.5%, US 4.9% (2014)
Import cmmoditiescapital goods, foodstuffs, consumer goods
Trade with Switzerland
Export to Switzerland (tons) 412
Value in million (CHF) 3.5
Import from Switzerland (tons) 10.1
Value in million (CHF) 362
Bilateral Agreements Algeria-Switzerland (eda.ch)
18 June 1963Agreement on regular air transport
5 July 1963Trade Agreement
9 April 1964Protocol on the granting of MFN
16 November 1988Memorandum of Cooperation between the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic of Algeria...
18 May 1991Exchange of Notes between Switzerland and Algeria on mutual visa exemption for certain nationals of the other State
23 June 2004Agreement between the Swiss Confederation and the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria on the cross-border passenger and freight traffic on the road
23 June 2004Memorandum of Cooperation between the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic of Algeria
30 November 2004 Agreement between the Swiss Confederation and the Government of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
3 June 2006Agreement between the Federal Council of the Swiss Confederation and the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria on passenger
3 June 2006Agreement between the Government of the Swiss Confederation and the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters
3 June 2006Agreement between the Swiss Confederation and the Democratic Republic of Algeria for the avoidance of double taxation with respect to taxes on income and on capital