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

by Reuters 0

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.