Algerian textile industry in crisis

May 2007
WSA: Performance & Sports Materials;May/Jun2007, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p8
The article reports on the statement issued by General Workers' Union secretary general Ammar Takdjout that the textiles industry in Algeria is in crisis. Takdjout said that the government should take urgent steps to protect jobs in the sector for the sake of the unstable national economy of the country. The Algerian textile sector has lost about 80,000 jobs over the last couple of decades because of a lack of investment and a reduction in productivity.


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