Algeria’s President NamesTrade, Agricultural Ministers

first_imgThose measures followed a sharp fall in global market crude prices. Algeria relies on energy for 60% of state budget, and oil and gas exports account for 95% of its total sales abroad. It expects energy revenues to decline by 50% to $34bn this year, with imports seen at $57.3bn. The trade ministry has said it was preparing restrictions on import licenses but gave no details.Bakhti Belaib was named trade minister in the new reshuffle, which also included Sid Ali Ferroukhi becoming agriculture minister and El Hadi Ouali being appointed as youth minister, said a statement carried by the APS news agency.  In May, Bouteflika named new energy and finance ministers, part of a major cabinet changes. Algeria’s president Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Thursday appointed new trade and agriculture ministers, the second cabinet reshuffle this year. Algeria has approved a plan to boost agriculture and reduce food purchases from abroad while restricting goods imports.President of Algeria Abdelaziz Bouteflikalast_img read more

Legendary goalkeeper David James stars in SBC Penalty Shoot Out

first_img David Lampitt, Sportradar: F1 presents betting’s most sizeable opportunity August 14, 2020 Former England international goalkeeper David James faced down industry sharpshooters in the SBC Penalty Shootout at Stamford Bridge, the home of SBC Events’ annual Betting on Football Conference.James, who sits second in the list of goalkeepers for most Premier League clean sheets with 169 in 572 matches, faced strikes from industry representatives in a penalty shootout competition which was ultimately won by Betradar’s Chris Wedemeier.In the first round, only Wedemeier, Golden Race’s William Charalambous and Trustly’s Sam Barrett could find a way past the former Liverpool and Manchester City goalkeeper.The next stage of the competition saw several successful attempts apiece for Wedemeier and Charalambous, before Wedemeier struck the decisive blow, bringing back memories of Ricardo’s quarter final shootout winner at Euro 2004 for the day’s star goalkeeper.The other SBC Penalty Shootout participants were Betcart’s Joao Amaro, BetOnBrazil’s Craig van Flute, CalvinAyre’s Rebecca Liggero, eMerchantPay’s Chris Smart and Mark Bell, Favbet’s Nikos Chalikias, VSoftCo’s Simon Westbury, Trustly’s Nicholas Tucker, Oddslife’s Alexandru Teodorescu, OPTIMA’s David Macías, SBC Global’s Rasmus Sojmark and Secure Trading’s Paul Gent.SBC Founder Rasmus Sojmark commented: “We had a great time on the Stamford Bridge pitch and David James was a great guy to be involved in the fun. Congratulations to Betradar and Chris Wedemeier, who managed to extend Germany’s fine record of penalty success.” Submit Share Sportradar combats social media abuse with player protection solution August 17, 2020 Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 Share StumbleUpon Related Articleslast_img read more