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06.07.2017 Economy grew by Frw 224 Billion in first 3 months of 2017

The Government is confident that the country will achieve the projected 6.2% growth target by the end of the year despite a slow start in the first quarter. According to GDP quarterly report released by National Institute of...[more]

05.07.2017 Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville to strengthen cooperation

Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville on Sunday signed an agreement establishing a framework under which the two countries can cooperate in various areas of interest. The areas include statistics, planning, investment, public financial...[more]

01.07.2017 Minister Gatete elected chair of Afrexim Bank Annual General Meeting of shareholders for the year 2017-18

The Minister of finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete was today elected chair of  Afrexim Bank Annual General Meeting of shareholders for the year 2017-18. The event took place during a closed door session where the...[more]

01.07.2017 15% intra-Africa trade unacceptably low-President Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said that the current 15% rate of intra-Africa trade was unacceptably low. President Kagame was speaking at the closing of the Afreximbank Annual General Meeting today at the Kigali Convention...[more]

29.06.2017 Trade experts call for increased intra-African trade

Trade experts call for increased intra-African trade The 24th African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) Annual General Meeting opened in Kigali today with a call to expand intra-African trade. Held under the backdrop of...[more]

20.06.2017 Rwanda welcomes G-20 Compact with Africa Initiative

Rwanda has recommended the G20 for Compact with Africa (CWA), an initiative that supports reliable financial framework in order to increase investment opportunities, push for more sustainable infrastructure as well as create jobs...[more]

20.06.2017 Made in Rwanda and Infrastructure given priority in 2017-18 Budget

Government will increase spending by Frw 140.7 billion from Frw 1,954.2 billion indicated in the 2016/17 revised budget to Frw 2,094.9 billion in the 2017/18 fiscal year, the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning has said....[more]

30.05.2017 Government and Development Partners discuss development Issues

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning today hosted the 65th Development Partner Coordination Group (DPCG).  The DPCG is the highest-level coordination body responsible for overseeing the entire aid coordination...[more]

24.05.2017 Rwanda and India Exim Bank ink Frw 68 Billion deal to fund TVET

The government of Rwanda and India Export Import Bank today signed a financing agreement worth $ 81 Million (Approximately Frw 68 Billion) to support the establishment of integrated Technical Vocational Educational and Training...[more]

24.05.2017 Agriculture Transformation on agenda as AfDB annual meetings kick off in India

The 52nd Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) opened in Ahmedabad, India, today with calls for greater cooperation between the Bank and India to spur Africa’s transformation. Held...[more]

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