Algeria–Malaysia relations (Arabic: العلاقات الجزائرية الماليزية alealaqat aljazayiriat almalizia; French: Relations entre l'Algérie et la Malaisie; Malay: Hubungan Algeria–Malaysia; Jawi: هوبوڠن الجزائر–مليسيا) refers to bilateral foreign relations between Algeria and Malaysia. Algeria has an embassy in Kuala Lumpur, and Malaysia has an embassy in Algiers.
|Algerian Embassy, Kuala Lumpur||Malaysian Embassy, Algiers|
|Ambassador Nasreddine Rimouche||Ambassador Mohd Tarid Sufian|
The Algerian embassy in Malaysia was opened in 1993 with the Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika visiting Malaysia twice in 2003, for the NAM and OIC Summits. Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad reciprocated the visit in the same year, during which several agreements were signed concerning bilateral trade, information and communication technology as well as co-operation between the Algeria Press Service and Bernama news agency.
In 2002, Algeria's exports to Malaysia were worth around $2.5 million, while Malaysia's exports to Algeria reached $113.6 million. Malaysian investors are encouraged by the Algerian government to invest as the country is undergoing rapid infrastructure and industrial development. Algeria also invited Malaysian firms for development and one of the main Malaysian oil companies, Petronas, for an oil exploration project. Algeria's main exports to Malaysia include crude fertiliser and minerals, chemicals and chemical products while Malaysia's main exports to Algeria are palm oil, chemicals, chemical products, vegetable oil, wooden products, textiles and clothing.
Since its independence from France in 1962, Algeria has pursued an activist foreign policy. In the 1960s and 1970s, Algeria was noted for its support of Third World policies and independence movements. Since its independence, Algeria has been a member of the Arab League and of the United Nations.
Algeria has diplomatic relations with more than 100 foreign countries, and over 90 countries maintain diplomatic representation in Algiers.List of ambassadors of Malaysia to Algeria
The Ambassador of Malaysia to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria is the head of Malaysia's diplomatic mission to Algeria. The position has the rank and status of an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and is based in the Embassy of Malaysia, Algiers.