Client Brief: Rwanda $76M

Client Brief: Rwanda $76M

Country overview

Country name: Republic of Rwanda

Capital: Kigali

Government Type: presidential republic

Population: 13,400,541 (2023 est.)

Economic overview

Fast-growing Sub-Saharan economy; major public investments; trade and tourism hit hard by COVID-19; increasing poverty after 2 decades of declines; Ugandan competition for regional influence; major coffee exporter

Real GDP (purchasing power parity)

$30.141 billion (2021 est.)

$27.182 billion (2020 est.)

$28.127 billion (2019 est.)

note: data are in 2017 dollars
country comparison to the world: 138

Rwanda enjoys relatively high rankings in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index, which ranked Rwanda 38th out of 190 economies in the 2020 report—second best in sub-Saharan Africa behind Mauritius. AAY’s International Funding has been the key for the realization of many projects across various industries.