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US$ 140.96mn
Value of bilateral trade in 2020-21

US$547m

LoCs extended to Rwanda by India till date

3,000
NRIs/PIOs currently living in Rwanda

Enabling Environment

Rwanda offers a favorable business environment, including an extensive fiber-optic network

Investment

India is investing in the power grid and agriculture, along with cooperation in building industrial complexes, spreading information, and communications technology

Incentives

The Rwandan government offers hefty tax incentives to companies that invest at least US$10 million. They are exempt from corporate income tax

India's Exports and Imports to Rwanda

Value in US$ Million

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 149.27 106.08 88.05 90.60 144.90
2 %Growth -28.93 -16.99 2.9 59.94
3 India’s Total Export 310,338.48 262,291.09 275,852.43 303,526.16 330,078.09
4 %Growth -15.48 5.17 10.03 8.75
5 %Share 0.05 0.04 0.03 0.03 0.04
6 IMPORT 1.21 1.35 1.18 5.34 6.68
7 %Growth 11.44 -12.5 353.85 25.03
8 India’s Total Import 448,033.41 381,007.76 384,357.03 465,580.99 514,078.42
9 %Growth -14.96 0.88 21.13 10.42
10 %Share 0 0 0 0 0
11 TOTAL TRADE 150.47 107.42 89.23 95.94 151.58
12 %Growth -28.61 -16.94 7.53 57.99
13 India’s Total Trade 758,371.89 643,298.84 660,209.46 769,107.15 844,156.51
14 %Growth -15.17 2.63 16.49 9.76
15 %Share 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.02
16 TRADE BALANCE 148.06 104.73 86.87 85.26 138.22
17 India’s Trade Balance -137,694.93 -118,716.67 -108,504.60 -162,054.83 -184,000.33

Rwanda Development Board

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High Commission of India, Kigali, Rwanda

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High Commission of India, Kigali, Rwanda

Commercial Representative

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Second Secretary
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Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    Beer made from malt (220300)

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    Sugar confectionery other than chewing gum (incl. white chocolate), not con … (170490)
    Sweet biscuits (190531)

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    Maize (corn) flour (110220)
    Maize (corn), seed (100510)
    OTHER WHEAT AND MESLIN (100199)
    Semi-milled/wholly milled rice, whether or not polished/glazed (100630)

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    Manioc (cassava) (071410)

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    Fish; dried, whether or not salted but not smoked, other than edible fish offal, other than cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus) (030559)
    Fish; fresh or chilled, salmonidae, n.e.c. in item no. 0302.1 excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030219)
    Fish; frozen, mackerel (Scomber scombrus, Scomber australasicus, Scomber japonicus), excluding fillet, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030354)
    Fish; frozen, tilapias (Oreochromis spp.), excluding fillet, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030323)
    Sauces and smlr products of meat, meat offal or blood food prpns, based on these products (160100)

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    GROUND-NUT, NOT ROASTED OR OTHERWISE COOKED, WHETHER OR NOT SHELLED OR BROKEN-SEED (120230)

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    Broken rice (100640)

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Minerals

    Export: 1,334,398 kgs/ US$ 44,701,061 (2019)

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    Exports: 3,726,583 kgs/ US$ 36,109,346 (2019)

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    Exports 1,883,883 kgs/ US$ 16,811,278 (2019)

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priority sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Rwanda
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Mate
  • Spices
  • Salt
  • Sulphur
  • Earth
  • Pearls, precious and semi-precious stone
India's top export to Rwanda
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Vehicles
  • Textiles
  • Electrical machinery
  • Optical and other precision instruments
  • Plastics

Bilateral Investors

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