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Business Reforms in Algeria

= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business. Negative =  Change making it more difficult to do business.

DB2017

Starting a Business: Algeria made starting a business easier by eliminating the minimum capital requirement for business incorporation.

Dealing with Construction Permits: Algeria made dealing with construction permits indicator faster by reducing the time to obtain a construction permit.

Getting Electricity: Algeria made getting electricity more transparent by publishing electricity tariff s on the websites of the utility and the energy regulator.

Paying Taxes: Algeria made paying taxes less costly by decreasing the tax on professional activities rate. The introduction of advanced accounting systems also made paying taxes easier.

DB2016

Starting a Business: Algeria made starting a business easier by eliminating the requirement to obtain managers’ criminal records.

Dealing with Construction Permits: Algeria made dealing with construction permits easier by eliminating the legal requirement to provide a certified copy of a property title when applying for a building permit.

DB2015

Trading across Borders: Algeria made trading across borders easier by upgrading infrastructure at the port of Algiers.

DB2013

Getting Credit: Algeria improved access to credit information by eliminating the minimum threshold for loans to be included in the database.

DB2012

Getting Credit: Algeria improved its credit information system by guaranteeing by law the right of borrowers to inspect their personal data.

DB2010

Dealing with Construction Permits: Algeria enhanced its construction permitting process by introducing new regulations aimed at improving the administration of the process and at ensuring the safe and timely completion of construction projects.

Registering Property: Algeria made registering property easier and less costly by reducing notary fees and eliminating the capital gains tax.

Paying Taxes: Algeria made paying taxes less costly for companies by reducing the corporate income tax rate for tourism, construction and public works, and the production of goods.

Enforcing Contracts: Algeria improved contract enforcement by introducing a new civil procedure code that reduces the steps and time required and by fully computerizing the courts, including by setting up an electronic case management system.

DB2008

Trading across Borders: Algeria made trading across borders more difficult by increasing the number of inspections carried out.