Rwanda: Business Guide

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Country Descriptions & Profiles

Note: Includes country profiles from several sources: Business Monitor International, Countrywatch Inc., Datamonitor, EIU, Global Insight, Going Global, Icon Group, OECD, and PRS Group. Select Country Reports from Publications column on the right. Highlights include:

Background Notes on Countries of the World: Rwanda

Published by the U.S. government, includes facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, foreign relations and travel/business information.

Rwanda Country Review

Published annually by CountryWatch, provides demographic, economic, business, and environmental data.

Finance,Trade & Commerce

Doing Business. Benchmarking Business Regulations.

http://www.doingbusiness.org/

Produced by the World Bank, this database provides information on business regulations and their enforcement in many countries. Countries are ranked according to ease of doing business. The Doing Business Indicators are comparable across 175 economies. These indicators include starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, enforcing contracts, and others.

Global Edge: Rwanda

http://globaledge.msu.edu/countries/rwanda/

Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University ( MSU-CIBER ), globalEDGE contains country specific news, statistics, history, economics, and government data.

Index of Economic Freedom: Rwanda

http://www.heritage.org/Index/Country/Rwanda

A Web resource evaluating the following areas: Rwanda’s trade policy, fiscal burden of government, government intervention in the economy, monetary policy, capital flows and foreign investment, banking and finance, wages and prices, property rights, regulation, and black market.

Statistics & Government Resources

Rwanda Embassy in Washington D.C.

http://www.rwandaembassy.org/

Information about business and investment in Rwanda. Also contains information about flora and fauna, education, travel and tourism, visas, immigration, history, geography, people and culture.

National Bank of Rwanda

http://www.bnr.rw/

The official Web site of the National Bank of Rwanda includes information on currency rates, monetary policy, statistics and much more.

National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda

http://www.statistics.gov.rw/

A Web site from the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda.