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15.11.2017 Chief Budget Managers urged to stick to PFM procedures

Chief Budget Managers (CBMs) have been urged to observe prudent Public Financial Management (PFM) if Rwanda is to meet its strategic development objectives. CBMs comprise of permanent secretaries, district executive secretaries...[more]

10.11.2017 IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Rwanda

The IMF team reached preliminary agreement with the government, subject to approval by IMF management and its Executive Board, on policies that could support completion of the eighth and third reviews of Rwanda’s PSI- and...[more]

06.11.2017 Rwanda’s economic growth on the rebound after setbacks

During the first half of the year, Rwanda recorded a low growth rate of 2.9% on average mainly due to low growth of the industry and services sectors as activity in construction recorded a deceleration of -5.5% (attributed to the...[more]

31.10.2017 World Savings Day: Why saving should be a culture

Rwanda today joined the rest of the world to celebrate World Savings day.  Prior to this day, the Ministry of Finance and Economic planning, in collaboration with different stakeholders organized various activities that...[more]

30.10.2017 IMF mission participates in Umuganda, visits model village for the vulnerable

Members of International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission to Rwanda on Saturday joined residents of Gikomero Sector, Gasabo district in the monthly Umuganda. Accompanied by the Permanent Secretary and Secretary to Treasury, Caleb...[more]

23.10.2017 Rwandans urged to embrace savings culture to achieve sustainable economic growth

Kigali, 23 October 2017: The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete has called on Rwandans to embrace savings culture as way to increase wealth and sustain economic development.  Speaking at the launch of...[more]

09.10.2017 National Institute of Statistics releases Labor Force Survey

The National institute of Statistics of Rwanda today released the labor force survey. The survey put overall unemployment in Rwanda at 16.7%. According to the Director General of NISR, Yusuf Murangwa the rise in the unemployment...[more]

05.10.2017 MINECOFIN hands over Consolidated Financial Statements to Office of the Auditor General

The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete has signed of the 12th annual Consolidated Financial Statements covering the period from 1st July 2016 to 30th June 2017. The Consolidated Financial Statements have been...[more]

26.09.2017 Economy expected to attain projected growth

The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete has expressed confidence that the economy would attain the projected 6.2% growth as a result of positive trends across various sectors.  “We expect quarter three...[more]

11.09.2017 Rwanda 'B/B' Ratings Affirmed; Outlook Stable

On Sept. 8, 2017, S&P Global Ratings affirmed its 'B/B' long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on the Republic of Rwanda. The outlook is stable.S&P Global ratings cites Rwanda's moderate...[more]

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