Business Administration in Algeria

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Setting Up a Company

Legal Business Entities

Types of Companies and Capital (Max/Min) Number of Partners/Shareholders and Liability Registration Fees
Limited liability company(SARL)
 
 
100 000 DZD in shares (1 000 DZD per share) minimum fully subscribed and paid up.
1 or several partners
 
 
Liability is limited to the amount of capital contributed. .
The registration fees are DZD 9,120 to 9,760, according to the subscribed capital. For secondary registrations rights are DZD 8,960. For amendments, with or without capital increases, rights vary between DZD 3,360 and 4,160.
Joint-stock company (SPA)
 
 
1 million DA
minimum 7 shareholders
 
 
Their liability is limited to the amount of capital contributed.
The registration fees are DZD 9,120 to 9,760, according to the subscribed capital. For secondary registrations rights are DZD 8,960. For amendments, with or without capital increases, rights vary between DZD 3,360 and 4,160.
General partnership (SNC).
 
 
no minimum capital.
minimum 2 partners.
 
 
Their liability is joint and indefinite..
The registration fees are DZD 9,120 to 9,760, according to the subscribed capital. For secondary registrations rights are DZD 8,960. For amendments, with or without capital increases, rights vary between DZD 3,360 and 4,160.
Limited joint-stock partnership
 
 
no minimum capital.
There are two sorts of partners, the active partners and the silent partners.
 
 
The liability of the active partners is joint and indefinite. The liability of the silent partners is limited to the amount of capital contributed.
The registration fees are DZD 9,120 to 9,760, according to the subscribed capital. For secondary registrations rights are DZD 8,960. For amendments, with or without capital increases, rights vary between DZD 3,360 and 4,160.
 
Business Setup Procedures
You must obligatorily register with the Register of Commerce prior to carrying out any commercial activity in Algeria. Download a summary of registration formalities with the Register of Commerce drawn up by the Ministry of Commerce. Download the new specimen of the Register of Commerce.
The Competent Organization
National Center of the Register of Commerce.

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Working Conditions

Legal Weekly Duration
40 hours
Retirement Age
55 for women and 60 for men.
Working Contracts
Work contracts are governed by law. Collective agreements and individual negotiation supplement it.

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Cost of Labor

Minimum Wage
10 000 Dinars (136 USD)
Average Wage
Average monthly gross earnings is 25,000 Dinars (340 USD).
Social contributions
Social Security Contributions Paid By Employers: 24.5 %
Social Security Contributions Paid By Employees: 7.50%

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Social Partners

Social Dialogue and Involvement of Social Partners
In Algeria there is one predominant union: the UGTA, General Union of Algerian Workers
Unions
General Union of Algerian Workers
Labor Regulation Bodies
Ministry of Labor and National Solidarity

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