Economics Affairs

Trade register: Over 1.9 million economic operators registered by end November 2017

APS - 09 January 2018

ALGIERS- Algeria included more than 1.95 million economic operators on trade register until the end of November 2017 against 1.89 million at the end of 2016, said Trade Ministry.

Algeria had more exactly 1,956,042 economic operators until the end of November 2017, said the source. They are 1,772,208 operators exercising under the status of natural persons (91%) and 183,834 as legal entities (companies).

A total of 330,044 economic operators were registered in the first 11 months of 2017 against 360,640 in the same period of 2016, down by 9%.

These registrations are made up of 287,343 natural persons (87% of the totality) and 42,701 companies, i.e. 13%. Out of the 287,343 natural persons registered on trade register, 128,379 are new creations (45%), 82,733 of alterations (29%) and 76,231 were struck off.

The number of the companies created in the first eleven months of 2017 reached 16,945, while 19,657 were altered, 6,087 struck off for cessation of activities and 12 re-registered.