IMF projects economy to grow by 6.2% in 2017

Finance and Economic Planning minister Claver Gatete (R) and central bank governor John Rwangombwa speak during a seminar in Kigali to discuss Rwanda's and the region's outlook yesterday.(Photos by Timothy Kisambira)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that Rwanda’s economy will grow by 6.2 per cent in 2017, recovering from a slight dip in 2016 where it grew by 5.9 per cent.

In their second review of Rwanda’s Policy Support Instrument, the IMF projected that the economic growth would be accelerated this year largely by recovery of the agricultural sector, growth in exports, and reduction in the trade deficit. READ MORE

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