The President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, while presiding over a cabinet meeting, ordered to stop the export of iron waste starting from the end of next March, according to a statement by the Presidency of the Republic.
The statement indicated that the President of the Republic “ordered to definitively stop the export of iron waste, starting from the end of next March, and directing it towards the national market to support the industry, pending the regulation of the market, according to a deep study of exports and imports in this field.”
In a related context, the President of the Republic ordered the Minister of Industry to immediately start a census of producers in the provinces that witness a strong industrial movement, in coordination with the governors of the Republic, and a national inventory, to be done within one month, of all specialties, types and nature of electrical products in Algeria, with the aim of preventing the import of all locally manufactured products.
He also stressed the need to work according to an industrial policy that “guarantees the needs of the national market first and exports second.”
He also stressed the need for continuous coordination between the sectors of industry, energy and trade to elaborate an integrated national strategy to boost the electrical industry, according to the statement by the Presidency of the Republic.