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How Rwanda can boost the textile industry

Published on September 13, 2016

Jelome Mugabo, the managing director, Kigali Garment Center Ltd, says there should be a deliberate strategy to produce raw materials for textile industry locally. The cost of production is often high because the country imports almost everything thing in terms of raw materials; it is therefore very imperative to  source them locally, he noted.

Minister Francois Kanimba says, government is  currently working with stakeholders to establish a textile industrial park in the country.

Francois Kanimba, the Minister for Trade and Industry in Rwanda said,

We are looking at securing more than100ha of land and hope to use half of it for textile production, the idea is to make it easy for those investing in textile production acquire land.

Read more. Source | New Times