1st most Innovative low-income country
4th safest in Africa
7th globally in gender parity
3rd in Africa
5th least corrupt country in Africa
3rd in Africa
2nd most competitive in Africa
7th safest country in Africa
World Bank 2023
Presidential republic Bicameral parliament
Kinyarwanda, French, English, Swahili
National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) 2022
*World Bank 2021
B - Fitch
B+ “stable” - S&P
Rwanda is ideally positioned to become a leading financial centre for global investors seeking Pan-Africa opportunities.
Located in the heart of central Africa, Rwanda has direct access to adjacent regional markets, and three of the regional economic blocs.
These blocks represent a combined 838 Million consumers and make Rwanda a perfect place from which you can invest into all the major African markets:
EAC – the East African Community,
ECCAS – the Economic Community of Central African States,
COMESA – The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa.
Rwanda is fast developing an extensive cyber infrastructure, and Rwanda’s location and time zone also mean it is able to serve markets both to the west and east in a single day.
Rwanda is one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, with a 10-year average growth rate of 8.6%. Rwanda’s economy has been recognised among the top 5 most resilient economies in Africa by the World Bank. (2017 World Bank Africa Pulse Report).
Rwanda’s journey is one of innovation, resilience, and increasing prosperity for all Rwandans and for the benefit of Africa underpinned by the values of hard work, integrity, professionalism and respect.
Rwanda and Kigali are globally recognised as modern, innovative and safe destinations to do business and to live, underpinned by the rule of law and transparency and with a young, bilingual and dynamic professional population.
Rwanda is a leading emerging market in major international and regional performance indices:
Rwanda will grant businesses and investors an extensive range of benefits, including no foreign exchange controls, no restrictions on foreign ownership or assets, 100% repatriation of profits and exemptions from capital gains tax within a transparent jurisdiction based on the rule of law.
To provide additional security and safety, businesses and investors have access to an independent dispute resolution mechanism essential for resolving any disputes in complex financial transactions.