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Algeria to revise customs association agreement with EU.

ALGIERS, May 5 (KUNA) - The Algerian government decided Thursday to revise

the customs duties dismantling provided for in the association agreement with

the European Union.

The decision stems from "an imbalance" in non-hydrocarbon commercial

exchanges to the advantage of the European party, Algeria Press Service (APS)

quoted Minister of Trade Mustapha Benbada as saying here.

"The government has decided to revise the timetable of the dismantling of

customs duties on industrial products, as well as the preferential tariff for

agricultural products and processed foodstuffs so as to limit the adverse

effects resulting from the customs duties dismantling," the minister said.

He made the remarks during the plenary session of the Council of Nation

(Upper House of Parliament) devoted to oral questions, according to the


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Date:May 5, 2011
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