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Agro-industry is a technically based concept that encompasses the processing sectors of agricultural raw materials, in the broad sense. In this acceptance, it includes several highly heterogeneous manufacturing sectors, some of which, by far the most important, concern food products. Agri-food is the concept that applies to the sectors relating to food products, the most important of which in Algeria remain the cereals, milk and dairy products, beverages, meats, preserves, oils and oilseeds, sugar. The Agro Food Industries (AFI) in Algeria experienced their great boom in the 1970s with development programs notably by the creation of a fleet of national companies for the main sectors.

The agri-food sector has a total of 1.6 million people, or 23% of the working population, in 23,000 companies, including 300 public companies.

Generic country information can be located from sources which are regularly maintained and reflect current facts and figures. For a general overview of country data related to the service and supply sectors, please consult the following sources:

The Observatory of Economic Complexity – MIT (OEC):


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