Algeria faces crisis of confidence as Sonatrach underperforms

Issue 432 - 11 Feb 2021 - By Jon Marks

Energy minister and Sonatrach veteran Abdelmadjid Attar is among those criticising the state energy giant for performing well below expected levels, dragging down the wider Algerian economy with it. Pressure is growing for the government to deliver an investor-friendly business environment and for Sonatrach to revise its long-term strategy and management structures, writes Jon Marks.

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