COUNTRY PROFILE

COUNTRY
REPUBLIC OF RWANDA
REGION
EAST AFRICA
CAPITAL CITY
KIGALI
POPULATION
12.1 MIL
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
KINYARWANDA, FRENCH AND ENGLISH
CURRENCY
RWANDAN FRANC (RWF)


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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

GDP
7.89
BILLION US$
GDP (PER CAPITA)
418
US$
GDP GROWTH
7%
INFLATION CONSUMER PRICES
4.8%
CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE
-0.96
BILLION US$
UNEMPLOYMENT
3.4%
LENDING INTEREST RATE
6.5%
EXPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES
14.9%
OF GDP
IMPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES
30.5%
OF GDP
TAX REVENUE
24.9%
OF GDP

POLITICAL STRUCTURE

HEAD OF STATE

PAUL KAGAME

EXECUTIVE ELECTIONS

EXPECTED
2017

LEGISLATIVE STRUCTURE

BICAMERAL LEGISLATIVE

LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS

EXPECTED
2018

GDP PROFILE

AGRICULTURE
33.1%
INDUSTRY
14.4%
SERVICES
52.5%

EXPORTS

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
30.9%
FUELS & MINING PRODUCTS
42%
MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS
14.8%

EASE OF DOING BUSINESS RANKING

2015

2014

STARTING A BUSINESS

112

175

DEALING WITH CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

34

93

REGISTERING PROPERTY

15

13

2015

2014

PROTECTING INVESTORS

117

115

PAYING TAXES

27

26

ENFORCING CONTRACTS

62

50

ADDITIONAL INSIGHT

STOCK EXCHANGE CAPITALIZATION

NO STOCK EXCHANGE

NET OFFICIAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE

US $ 878.9 MILLION

URBAN POPULATION (% OF TOTAL)

19%

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

US $ 159.8 MILLION

INTERNET PENETRATION RATE

8%

MOBILE PHONE SUBSCRIPTION RATE

50%

TOTAL OIL PRODUCTION

CURRENTLY EXPORING

GLOBAL TERRORISM INDEX

65 * 1 IS MOST TERRORISM. 116 IS LEAST

MO IBRAHIM GOOD GOVERNANCE RATING

15 * 1 IS BEST GOVERNANCE. 52 IS WORST GOVERNANCE

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SOURCES
TRADING ECONOMICS INDICATORS
CIA WORLD FACT BOOK
IBRAHIM INDEX OF AFRICAN GOVERNANCE
WORLD BANK DOING BUSINESS 2015
WORLD BANK 2013/2014
WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION TRADE REPORTS