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Rwanda's export challenge

Published on March 11, 2016

About a month ago, the central bank released data showing the country’s economic performance in 2015. What stood out for most observers, including a concerned select committee of parliamentarians, was the trade deficit.

That is, the difference between Rwanda’s expenditure on imports and earnings from exports. The actual figure was close to $1.8 billion! That is a very large sum in anyone’s eyes whichever way you choose to look at it. Read more. Source | New Times