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Rwanda’s exports to EA rise 31pc

Published on March 22, 2017

Rwanda's exports to the East African Community member states have grown by 31.1 per cent in value, boosted by growing fuel re-exports to Burundi.

However, the country’s imports from the region still outweigh its exports. Rwanda’s exports to the EAC increased to $157.52 million in 2016 from $120.15 million in 2015. “The growth trajectory is going to be sustained in the near and mid-term future as non-tariff barriers are removed and countries enforce free trade protocols,” said Francois Kanimba, Trade, Industry and East Africa Community. Read more. Source | East African