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GDP (Purchasing power parity): $2 0 billion
GDP (Official exchange rate): $9 billion (2015 est.)
Real GDP: 6.7%
GDP per capita: $644
Agriculture: 31.9%
Industry: 14.8%
Services: 53.3%
Agricultural products: Coffee, potatoes, livestock, sorghum, tea and pyrethrum.

Beautiful tea fields in Rwanda
Labor force: 6.061 million with 90% in Agriculture and 10% in Industry and Services.
Industries: small-scale consumer goods (plastic, furniture, batteries, textiles, soap, cigarettes, flour), agricultural products, oil refining; aluminum, steel, lead; cement, commercial ship repair, tourism.
Natural resources: gold, wolframite (tungsten ore), cassiterite (tin ore), methane, hydropower, and arable land.
Exports: $452.82 million (2014): coffee, tea, hides, tin ore, niobium, vanadium, tantalum, tungsten.
Imports: $1.718 billion (2014): Machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products, steel, cement and construction material.
Import Partners: Congo, Kenya, Burundi, Ethiopia, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, China.
Major trading partners: Uganda, UK, U.S., Netherlands, Tanzania, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, India, China and Congo.

The following websites offer rich and useful information about the economic status and investment opportunities in Rwanda:

National Bank of Rwanda

Rwanda Development Board

Capital Markets Authority

Rwanda Stock Exchange

Rwanda Revenue Authority

 

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