On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Rwanda. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.
It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.
Type of Government: Republic
Population: 13.50 million (2021)
GDP: 11.07 billion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 35%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 30%
Major Exports: Gold ($368M), Refined Petroleum ($107M), Tin Ores ($99.2M), Tea ($90.1M), and Niobium, Tantalum, Vanadium and Zirconium Ore ($88.4M), exporting mostly to Democratic Republic of the Congo ($587M), United Arab Emirates ($438M), Thailand ($78.8M), Ethiopia ($42.6M), and Pakistan ($33.2M).
Major Imports: Refined Petroleum ($302M), Gold ($287M), Palm Oil ($128M), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($120M), and Electric Generating Sets ($119M), importing mostly from China ($614M), Tanzania ($433M), United Arab Emirates ($304M), Kenya ($303M), and India ($217M).
Investment Agency: Rwanda Development Board