Restrictions on Foreign investment

The government of Rwanda’s focus is on reducing restrictions on  foreign investment.  No limitations on foreign ownership or control and there is no official economic or industrial strategy that discriminates against foreign investors. There is no mandatory screening of foreign investment.  Rwanda Development Board however evaluates the business plans of those investors seeking tax incentives in order to record incoming foreign investment and to allocate incentives to qualified foreign investors. All sectors in Rwanda are open to foreign investment.

Remittance Policies

There is no serious difficulty in obtaining foreign exchange or transferring funds associated with an investment provided the remittance is done within guidelines issued by the National Bank of Rwanda.