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Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 6.1 6.8
Consumer Prices 7.1 6.0
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Rwanda and the IMF
Updated September 22, 2017

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IMF Survey Online
October 13, 2015 -- IMF Survey : From Rhetoric to Reality: Decisive Action Needed on Development Goals
Governments must take action at the country level and the collective level to mobilize resources and partner with the private sector if they are to attain the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, panelists said at a seminar.
June 01, 2015 -- Podcast : Rwanda: Building from the Ashes
Two decades on from the genocide in which hundreds of thousands were slaughtered, the tiny east African state of Rwanda has been seeking a path to development and reconciliation.
March 13, 2015 -- Podcast : Alun Thomas on Rwanda’s Changing Job Market
More Rwandans are leaving their work on the farm to start small household businesses.
February 26, 2015 -- Podcast : Building a Monetary Union in East Africa
The Quest for Regional Integration in the East African Community lays out all aspects of the ongoing financial integration process for Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi.
December 12, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Rwanda’s Inclusive Policies Are Benefiting Nation’s Poorest
Rwanda’s economic performance since the turn of the century has been remarkable, as strong policies played a key role in maintaining annual GDP growth at around 8 percent since 2000, IMF staff say in a regular review of the East African nation’s economy.
October 13, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Africa's Reforms Payoff Held Up by Global Uncertainty
The uncertain global environment is hindering foreign investment in African economies and delaying the payoff that African countries expected after they enacted reforms to improve their domestic business climates, African finance ministers tell reporters during the IMF–World Bank Annual Meetings in Tokyo.
March 23, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Private Sector to Drive Africa's Growth, Bring Prosperity
The private sector will drive Africa’s economic growth and bring prosperity to the continent, a conference of African legislators heard. Parliamentarians at the two-day event in Kigali, Rwanda, were urged to build legal frameworks that meet the interests of business, workers, and consumers.
February 28, 2012 -- IMF Survey: IMF Promotes Better Economic Data in Africa
The IMF is helping a group of sub-Saharan African countries produce and disseminate higher-frequency data on economic growth.
December 21, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Rwanda's Priority: Mobilize Resources for Massive Investment
If Rwanda is to achieve its goal of middle-income country status by 2020, it needs to mobilize the resources for massive investment. A recent three-day economic forum in Rwanda discussed how to bridge infrastructure gaps and sustain high economic growth in this East African nation
July 21, 2010 -- IMF Survey: New Financing Sources for Africa's Infrastructure Deficit
Four African countries aim to boost infrastructure budgets with new financing sources as they chase higher economic growth rates. Policy programs in Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda allow for less concessional financing from development banks, more public-private partnerships; and, potentially, external sovereign bond issues.