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Rwanda Economy
GDP:
purchasing power parity - $10.11 billion (2003 est.)
GDP - real growth rate:
3.5% (2003 est.)
GDP - per capita:
purchasing power parity - $1,300 (2003 est.)
GDP - composition by sector:
agriculture: 40.7%
industry: 21.5%
services: 37.8% (2003 est.)
Investment (gross fixed):
19.3% of GDP (2003)
Population below poverty line:
60% (2001 est.)
Household income or consumption by percentage share:
lowest 10%: 4.2%
highest 10%: 24.2% (1985)
Distribution of family income - Gini index:
28.9 (1985)
Inflation rate (consumer prices):
7.5% (2003 est.)
Labor force:
4.6 million (2000)
Labor force - by occupation:
agriculture 90%
Unemployment rate:
NA
Budget:
revenues: $365.9 million
expenditures: $402.9 million, including capital expenditures of $NA (2003 est.)
Industries:
cement, agricultural products, small-scale beverages, soap, furniture, shoes, plastic goods, textiles, cigarettes
Industrial production growth rate:
7% (2001 est.)
Electricity - production:
96.78 million kWh (2001)
Electricity - production by source:
fossil fuel: 2.3%
hydro: 97.7%
other: 0% (2001)
nuclear: 0%
Electricity - consumption:
140 million kWh (2001)
Electricity - exports:
0 kWh (2001)
Electricity - imports:
50 million kWh (2001)
Oil - production:
0 bbl/day (2001 est.)
Oil - consumption:
5,300 bbl/day (2001 est.)
Oil - exports:
NA (2001)
Oil - imports:
NA (2001)
Oil - proved reserves:
0 bbl (1 January 2002)
Natural gas - proved reserves:
28.32 billion cu m (1 January 2002)
Agriculture - products:
coffee, tea, pyrethrum (insecticide made from chrysanthemums), bananas, beans, sorghum, potatoes; livestock
Current account balance:
$-163 million (2003)
Exports:
$73.33 million f.o.b. (2003 est.)
Exports - commodities:
coffee, tea, hides, tin ore
Exports - partners:
Indonesia 38%, Germany 4.4%, China 3.8% (2003 est.)
Imports:
$245.8 million f.o.b. (2003 est.)
Imports - commodities:
foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, steel, petroleum products, cement and construction material
Imports - partners:
Kenya 24%, Germany 7.7%, Belgium 6.6%, France 5.1% (2003 est.)
Reserves of foreign exchange & gold:
$215 million (2003)
Debt - external:
$1.3 billion (2000 est.)
Economic aid - recipient:
$372.9 million (1999)
Currency code:
RWF
Fiscal year:
calendar year
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