I collect used stamps world wide: any used stamp of this list is very much apreciated.
|← 1985 want ← 1985 offer|
19861986 catalogue 1986 want 1986 offer
|1987 want → 1987 offer →|
|The country's economic crisis deepened in the mid-1980s, resulting in, among other things, increased unemployment, a lack of consumer goods, and shortages in cooking oil, semolina, coffee, and tea. Women waited in long lines for scarce and expensive food; young men milled in frustration on street corners unable to find work. An already bad situation was aggravated by the huge drop in world oil prices in 1986. Dismantling Algeria's socialist system seemed to Bendjedid the only way to improve the economy.|