Official Name: The Republic of Rwanda
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republika y'u Rwanda
ISO Country Codes: RW : RWA
Internet Domain: .rw
Government Web Site:
Capital: Kigali Main Airports: Kigali International Airport
Language(s): English; French; Kinyarwanda Population: 12,943,132
Currency: Rwandan Franc ISO Currency Code: RWF
Telephone Dial In: +250 ID Prefix: 00

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Sovereign Ratings:
Central Bank: National Bank of Rwanda
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 839.1 Rwandan francs (RWF) per US dollar (2017 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 2.7% (2014 est.)
Population below poverty line: 39.1% (2015 est.)
Inflation Rate: 3.3% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 16.50% (2019 - World Bank)
GDP: $9.136 billion (2017 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $2,227 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: Rwandan Franc
Currency Code: RWF
World Bank Classification: Low Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 34.6% coffee, tea, pyrethrum (insecticide made from chrysanthemums), bananas, beans, sorghum, potatoes; livestock
Industry: 15.1% cement, agricultural products, small-scale beverages, soap, furniture, shoes, plastic goods, textiles, cigarettes
Services: 50.3%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

Financial Exchanges:
Commodities Exchange: East Africa Exchange ; Stock & Securities Exchange: The Rwanda Stock Exchange ;

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Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? NO

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Business Language(s): English; French; Kinyarwanda
Customs & Excise: Rwanda Revenue Authority
Development Bank(s): African Development Bank; East African Development Bank; Rwanda Development Bank; Trade and Development Bank;
National Standards Bureau: Rwanda Standards Board
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 100/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 49/180 (2020)
Ease of Doing Business: 38/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: 50/136 (2016)
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Eximbank: Afreximbank ; Export Credit Agency: Caribbean Export Development Agency ; Export Insurance Agency: The African Trade Insurance Agency ;

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Investment Agency: Rwanda Development Board ;