In the second quarter of 2018, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at current market prices was estimated to be Frw 2,000 billion, up from Frw 1,869 billion in Q2 2017. In 2018 Q2, estimates calculated in 2014 prices show that GDP was 6.7 percent higher compared to the second quarter of 2017.
In the first quarter of 2018, GDP at current market prices was estimated to be Frw 1,985 billion, up from Frw 1,816 billion in Q1 2017. In 2018 Q1, estimates calculated in 2014 prices show that GDP growth was 10.6 percent higher in real terms compared to the same quarter of 2017.
In the secondquarter (April – June) of 2018, Rwanda economy expanded by 6.7%. Within sector: Agriculture grew by 6%, Industry by 10% while services grew by 5%.
Rwanda's gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 10.6 percent in the first quarter of 2018 compared with the same quarter of 2017.
The nominal GDP in the second quarter totalled 1,985 billion Rwandan Francs (Frw), up from Frw 1,816 billion in Q1 2017.
Activities in the industry sector increased by 7 percent. Manufacturing activities increased by 7 percent boosted by food processing activities which increased by 9 percent and Textiles, clothing & leather goods activities which grew by 24 percent. Construction activities increased by 8 percent.