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  • Type: Business and industry issue, KPMG information
  • Date: 6/30/2015

KPMG Rwanda Budget Brief 2015 

The theme for the 2015/16 Rwanda Budget is Infrastructure Development to Accelerate Export Growth.
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Economic Analysis

 

This is a reflection of the government’s focus on implementing strategic policies aimed at addressing the infrastructure needs in order to increase export of goods and services.

 

Given the similarities in focus of the budgets of the other East African countries, Rwanda’s budget theme has remained the same for the past three years. The Theme is aimed at Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy which is expected to consolidate an economic performance.

 

The 2015/16 budget is Rwf 1,768.3 billion representing 28.8% of the GDP compared to the 2014/15 revised budget of Rwf 1,762.4 billion (31% of GDP) indicating an increase of Rwf 5.9 billion.