Algeria and the UK: Post-COVID Trade and Investment

30th September, Virtual Event


DMA, in partnership with the Algerian British Business Council (ABBC) is delighted to invite you to the latest of a series of trade and investment engagements between the UK and Algeria within a digital setting. 

Opened by members of both the UK and Algerian governments, this high-level digitised event provides first insight into Algeria’s current and post-COVID-19 roadmap. Aimed at strengthening engagements with the UK, it will explore foreign direct investment opportunities within ICT, healthcare, renewable energy, education and agriculture.

A series of presentations will be followed by a live interactive Q&A discussion session using a new IT platform which DMA has been Beta testing since the onset of COVID-19.


Registration will be open shortly. 



11:00-11:05: Opening Remarks:

  • Lord Risby, British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Algeria
  • Lady Olga Maitland, Chairman, ABBC

11:05-11:20: Keynote Address

  • Ferhat Ait Ali Braham, Minister of Trade and Industry, Government of Algeria 
  • Lord Grimstone of Boscobel Kt, Minister for Investment, Department for International Trade and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (tbc)

11:20-11:50: Algeria-UK: Economic Overview

Chair: Simon Tonge, Executive Director, DMA

  • National Agency of Investment Development (ANDI)
  • Ministry of Micro-enterprise, Start-up and Knowledge Economy
  • Le Forum des Chefs d’enteprise (FORUM)
  • Yassine Bouhara, Chairman, Tell Group

11:50-12:05 Interactive Q&A

12:05-12:35: Post-COVID Opportunities

Chair: Simon Tonge, Executive Director, DMA

  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • Sonalgaz
  • Private sector speaker

12:35-12:50 Interactive Q&A

12:50-13:00: Closing Remarks:

  • HE Abderrahmane Benguerrah, Algerian Ambassador to the United Kingdom
  • HMA Barry Lowen, British Ambassador to Algeria