On 6 September 2010, Algeria presented the Supplmentary Budget 2010. Following are policies from the biudget that affect international trade and investment-
- Any firm bidding for a state contract is required to form a joint venture with an Algerian company
- The budget sets a new rule for setting prices when the state buys a foreign owned firm, and henceforth prices will determined not by the market but by an expert valuation
- An import tax on private grain imports was instituted if the import price of wheat was lower than the domestic price
- An exemption from obtaining a letter of credit for the value of goods imported is provided for industries which need to import materials essential to production, up to a value of 2 million Algerian dinars.