Rwanda has started implementing a series of strategies to stimulate its domestic market in light of the trade deficit the country is experiencing.
Between 2012 and 2014, major exports from Rwanda were over 83 billion Rwandan Francs ($108 million) and imports exceeded 133 billion Rwandan Francs. To mitigate this deficit, Rwanda’s Private Sector Federation started the Made in Rwanda campaign and adopted a Domestic Markets Recapturing strategy to combat issues faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Read more. Source | CNBC Africa