Tag: National Institute of statistics of Rwanda

Rwanda’s unemployment almost doubles due to COVID-19

Rwanda has set up a Financial Intelligence Centre that aims to strengthen the country’s capacity to prevent, combat, and criminalize money laundering and terror financing.

How services sector grew Rwanda’s GDP by 9.4% in 2019

Rwanda’s GDP increased by 9.4 per cent in 2019 to RWF9105 billion. The bulk of this came from the services sector which contributed 49 per cent. Jean Claude Mwizerwa, Director of Economic Statistics Department at the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) joins CNBC Africa for more.

NISR declares double digit growth in economy: To what does Rwanda owe this?

Rwanda’s economic growth grew by 12.2 per cent from April to June this year, compared to 6.7 per cent in the same period last year, according to the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR). But what are the reasons behind this double digit growth? For answers to this, Deputy Director General of National Institute of Statistics Rwanda, Ivan Murenzi joins CNBC Africa for more.

How Rwanda’s growth is driven by industry, service and agriculture

Earlier this week, National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda shared that Rwanda’s economic growth grew by 12.2 per cent from April to June this year, compared to 6.7 per cent in the same period last year. Also the Ministry of Trade and Industry shared the government’s plans to upgrade and construct new strategic petroleum reserves in a bid to improve the country’s fuel security. Joining us to digest this and more, Collins Mwai, Journalist of The New Times Rwanda joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda unveils statistics training centre

Rwanda has unveiled a $10 million Statistics Training Centre and Data Science Campus which aims to foster a culture of data analysis and use. For more on this CNBC Africa is joined by Ibrahim Byiringiro, Director of Statistical Method, Research and Publication at the National Institute of statistics of Rwanda.

Rwanda’s economy grows by 6.7% in second-quarter

Rwanda’s economy grew by 6.7 per cent in the second quarter of 2018 with Gross Domestic Product at current market prices estimated at $2,268 billion, up from $2,119 billion in the second quarter of 2017. According to the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda the positive growth was a result of growth in all the three key sectors of the economy. Joining CNBC Africa for a thorough breakdown is Ivan Murenzi, Deputy Director General of the Statistics office.

Rwanda, EU partner to provide more reliable agricultural data

Rwanda, EU partner to provide more reliable agricultural data

Rwanda economy grew 4% in second quarter of 2017

Rwanda economy grew 4% in second quarter of 2017
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