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Currency values in terms of Special Drawing Rights - Business Recorder (press release)
... except for the Iranian rial and the Libyan dinar, the values of which are officially expressed directly in terms of domestic currency units per SDR. All figures are rounded to six significant digits. See Representative Exchange Rates for Selected ...
Decline of Algerian dinar adds to poverty, capital flight - The Arab Weekly
TUNIS - Algeria has steadily devalued its currency over the past 48 years, keeping most citizens poor, the country's economy dependent on imports and bringing about a new class of wealthy Algerians who invest abroad with smuggled foreign currencies.
Algeria protects dinar as US dollar depreciates - The Arab Weekly
TUNIS - Algeria is artificially propping up the dinar to finance increased state spending in 2018 ahead of presidential elections. The move comes despite a spillover effect from the depreciation of the US dollar, which cancelled some of Algeria's gains ...
Algeria: Blogger sentenced to 10 years for online posts - Amnesty International
Responding to the news that blogger Merzoug Touati was sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined 50,000 Algerian dinar (approximately USD $430) for online posts, Heba Morayef, Middle East and North Africa Regional Director at Amnesty International, ...altro »
Death penalty for alleged Mossad spy sentenced in Algeria - i24NEWS
The other six members of group, who were said to be of African origin, were given ten year jail sentences and each fined 20 million Algerian dinar. According to Jerusalem Post citing local Algerian media, they were charged with espionage “possession ...
Cranking up the pressure - Qantara.de
High unemployment, rising inflation, the devaluation of the Algerian dinar, not to mention bottlenecks in the supply of imported basic foodstuffs are now presenting large sections of the population with serious problems. After all, the state no longer ...altro »
Court in Algeria sentences blogger to 10 years in prison - CPJ Press Freedom Online
New York, May 24, 2018--In a one-day trial today, a criminal court in Béjaïa sentenced Algerian blogger Marzoug Touati to 10 years in prison and fined him 50,000 Algerian dinar (US$427) for communicating with a foreign entity and inciting civil ...altro »
Yearender: Algeria strives to diversify economy to cope with financial crisis, monetary policy questioned - Xinhua
The government said it will print some 570 billion dinars (about 5 billion dollars) to help the Central Bank lend money to Public Treasury. But Algerian opposition parties and antagonists have criticized this plan, warning that printing money would ...
Algeria resorts to 'easy money' to avoid IMF's conditional reforms - The Arab Weekly
TUNIS - The Algerian central bank is flooding the country with “easy money” to finance budget deficits and avoid borrowing from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which would demand economic reforms. The Bank of Algeria pumped out $191 billion to ...
Algeria dinar's fall hits finances, but may bring reserves benefits - Reuters
The dinar started falling when the country began running a trade deficit coinciding with a decline in currency reserves. Algeria posted a trade deficit of $13.71 billion in 2015 after a $4.306 billion surplus in 2014. “The dinar is expected to fall ...altro »