Rwanda GDP Growth Rate
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Rwanda expanded 9.90 percent in the second quarter of 2012 over the previous quarter. GDP Growth Rate in Rwanda averaged 8.23 Percent from 2000 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 13.40 Percent in the first quarter of 2007 and a record low of 2.20 Percent in the fourth quarter of 2003. GDP Growth Rate in Rwanda is reported by the National Institute of Statistics Rwanda.
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Rwanda is one of the fastest growing economies in Central Africa. Although still poor and mostly agricultural (90% of the population is engaged in subsistence agriculture) the nation has made a significant progress in recent years. New industries such as tourism, cut flowers and fish farming have been gaining importance. The major source of foreign trade is coffee, tea, tin cassiterite, wolframite and pyrethrum. This page provides - Rwanda GDP Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.