Doing Business in Rwanda
EENI - Business School.
Subject (Course): International Trade and Business in Rwanda. Kigali
- Introduction to the Republic of Rwanda (Central Africa).
- Doing Business in Kigali.
- Rwandan Economy
- International Trade of Rwanda
- Business and Investment Opportunities in Rwanda
- Information and Communication Technology
- Financial Services
- Property (real estate) and construction.
- Case Study: Bralirwa
- Rwanda Development Board (RDB)
- Introduction to French
- Access to the Rwandan Market
- Business Plan for Rwanda
Aims of the subject “Doing Business in the Republic of Rwanda”:
- To analyse the Rwandan economy and foreign trade
- To evaluate business opportunities in the Republic of Rwanda
- To explore Rwanda's trade relations with the student's country
- To know Rwanda's Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
- To examine the profile of Rwandan Companies
- To develop a business plan for the Rwandan Market
Sample of the subject - Doing Business in Rwanda:
Subject Description (Trade and Business in Rwanda).
The Republic of Rwanda: the most densely populated African country.
Rwanda: a landlocked poor rural country.
- The Republic of Rwanda is a poor rural nation with 90% of the population working in
- Rwanda is the most densely
populated nation in Africa and is landlocked with few natural resources and small industry.
- The Genocide (1994) shocked the economy of Rwanda
and his population.
- Capital: Kigali (1 Million people): one of the African safest cities.
- Rwanda is landlocked country
- The official languages of Rwanda: Kinyarwanda, French, English, and Kiswahili.
- Independence: 1962 (Belgium)
- Rwandan population: 12 millions of people
- Area: 26,338 square kilometres
- Borders or the Republic of Rwanda:
Uganda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Tanzania
Religion in Rwanda. Christianity: Catholicism (4,7 million) and Protestants (4
million, 43% of the population).
Rwanda belongs to the Central African Economic Area
and the East African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.
- GDP growth: 7%
- GDP per capita: 644 USD
- Agriculture: 90% of labour force
- Services sector: 45% of GDP
- Industry: 15% of GDP
- Most Rwandan dynamic sector: Construction and property (real estate)
- The inflation: 4.4%
- Top Rwandan export products: tea and coffee, minerals
- Trade with East African Community (EAC) countries:
35% of the total exports
- Currency: Rwandan Franc (RWF)
- The favourable terms of international trade and inflows of aid and
foreign direct investment have aided and stimulated the Rwandan economy considerably over the last decade. The substantial growth was from an increase in the production of cereal products (maize and wheat).
International Trade of Rwanda
Exports of Rwanda continue to remain small enough compared to the average of Central
Africa and mainly stand for the two most important cash crops, tea, and coffee and, recently, mineral products.
- Port of Mombasa
- Port of Dar Es Salaam
- Central Corridor
- Northern Corridor
Rwanda has preferential access to
- Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
- COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
- East African Community (EAC)
- Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
- Generalised System of Preferences (European Union)
- Cotonou Agreement
- Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India
- AGOA United States Rwanda
- East African Community-US
Rwanda is a member of…
- International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
- Economic Community of the Great Lakes Region
- African Development Bank
- Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
- New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
- African Union (AU)
- Nile Basin Initiative
- Forum Africa (Rwanda) China
- Forum Africa (Rwanda) India
- International Monetary Fund (IMF)
- World Trade Organisation (WTO)