Rwanda Q1 2015 GDP grows by 7.6 % vs year ago period - CNBC Africa

Rwanda Q1 2015 GDP grows by 7.6 % vs year ago period

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Rwanda's economy grows 7.6 per cent first quarter helped by agriculture and services sectors. PHOTOS: Wikipedia

Rwanda's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 7.6 per cent in first quarter 2015 from a year earlier, helped by expansion in the agriculture, services and industrial sectors, the statistics office said on Thursday.

In a statement, the National Institute of Statistics said the agriculture sector grew by 4 percent for the first quarter of this year, while the industry sector grew 7 percent and the services sector grew 8 percent.

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