Sunday June 16 2019
Rwanda - Credit Rating at 30.00


Standard & Poor's credit rating for Rwanda stands at B with positive outlook. Moody's credit rating for Rwanda was last set at B2 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Rwanda was last reported at B+ with stable outlook.





Saturday June 15 2019
Rwanda Cpi Housing Utilities at 121.42 Index Points


Cpi Housing Utilities in Rwanda increased to 121.42 Index Points in May from 120.48 Index Points in April of 2019.





Saturday June 15 2019
Rwanda CPI Transportation at 118.33 Index Points


The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Rwanda increased to 118.33 Index Points in May of 2019 from 117.47 Index Points in April of 2019.





Friday June 14 2019
Rwanda Interest Rate at 5.00 percent


The National Bank of Rwanda lowered its benchmark interest rate by 50 bps to a record low of 5% at its May 6th 2019 meeting, to sustain growing domestic demand. Regarding inflation, policymakers noted that it has been low since 2018 and continues to remain low at 1% in 2019Q1; projections put inflation rising to around 3% in 2019 from 1.4% in the previous year. The real GDP grew 8.6% in 2018, driven by agriculture (6%), services (9%) and industry (10%); The good economic performance is expected to continue in 2019, as economy should expand 7.8%. The bank added that exchange depreciation was moderate in 2019Q1, consistent with an initial projection of 5% for the whole year 2019, higher than 4.0% recorded in 2018. Also, the level of foreign exchange reserves remain adequate.





Friday June 14 2019
Rwanda Producer Prices at 123.31 Index Points


Producer Prices in Rwanda increased to 123.31 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 122.17 Index Points in the third quarter of 2018.





Friday June 14 2019
Rwanda Producer Prices Change at -0.50 percent


Producer prices in Rwanda decreased 0.5 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2018, following a 1.5 percent decline in the previous period. Prices fell less for manufacturing (-4.1 percent vs -5.2 percent in Q4 2017) and advanced faster for electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (32.7 percent vs 21.8 percent). Meantime, cost remained flat for water supply while rose at a softer pace for mining & quarrying (8.5 percent vs 8.7 percent). On a quarterly basis, producer prices went up 0.9 percent, after declining 0.5 percent in the prior period.





Monday June 10 2019
Rwanda Consumer Price Index Cpi at 123.21 Index Points


Consumer Price Index Cpi in Rwanda increased to 123.21 Index Points in May from 122.19 Index Points in April of 2019.





Monday June 10 2019
Rwanda Inflation Rate MoM at 0.80 percent


The Consumer Price Index in Rwanda increased 0.80 percent in May of 2019 over the previous month.





Monday June 10 2019
Rwanda Inflation Rate at -0.40 percent


Consumer prices in Rwanda decreased 0.4 percent year-on-year in May 2019, following a 0.3 percent fall in the previous month. Prices declined for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-3.6 percent vs -3.5 percent), due to vegetables (-7.7 percent vs -5.4 percent). In addition, cost slowed for housing & utilities (1.4 percent vs 2.3 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (1.5 percent vs 2.4 percent) and furnishings (2.2 percent vs 2.5 percent). Conversely, prices rebounded sharply for transport (2.6 percent vs -0.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.8 percent, after a 0.9 percent rise in the prior month.





Thursday June 06 2019
Rwanda Urban Core Inflation Rate at 1.50 percent


Core consumer prices in Rwanda increased 1.50 percent in April of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.