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Rwanda follows Mauritius in rankings

Published on December 02, 2015

The Rwanda Development Board CEO, Francis Gatare said the annual World Bank/International Finance Corporation Doing Business survey is important to RDB, but their own internal reform agenda is also considerably wider in scope in terms of making Rwanda more competitive.

Rwanda was ranked the second easiest country to do business in Africa by the latest World Bank/International Finace Corporation doing business report, 2016.

Rwanda was ranked second behind Mauritius and followed by South Africa in third position.

However the country came in at the 62nd position out of all the 189 countries ranked globally. This is a climb  of seven places compared with last year’s ranking. 

The change in the methodology used by the World Bank in establishing such rankings has also affected Rwanda’s more favourable position. Read more. Source | East African Businessweek