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The annual Revenue Statistics in Africa report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in Rwanda did not change between 2015 and 2016, with a figure of 16.6% of GDP for both years. In comparison, the average for the 21 African countries in Revenue Statistics in Africa 2018 remained at 18.2% over the same period.
These ready-made tables and charts provide for snapshot of aid (Official Development Assistance) for all DAC Members as well as recipient countries and territories. Summary reports by regions (Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Oceania) and the world are also available.
Labour migration has only recently emerged as an economic issue in Rwanda. A joint report by the OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), How Immigrants contribute to Rwanda’s economy, provides new insights and makes policy recommendations to enhance that contribution.
GDP growth slowed to 6.0% in 2016 and headline inflation rose sharply to 7.2%, the highest level since 2012. Rwanda remains peaceful and stable and preparation for the August 2017 presidential elections have commenced, with the constitution amended to address presidential term limits.
Tax revenues in African countries are rising as a proportion of national incomes, according to the inaugural edition of Revenue Statistics in Africa. In 2014, the eight countries covered by the report - Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritius, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia - reported tax revenues as a percentage of GDP ranging from 16.1% to 31.3%.
Real GDP grew by 7.0% in 2014, higher than the initially projected 6.0% and the 4.7% recorded in 2013. Growth in industry slowed as a result of a downturn in mining, manufacturing and construction.
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4-page policy note detailing the key results and recommendations from OECD Trade Policy Paper 179 on the Participation of Developing Countries in Global Value Chains.
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24-page summary paper of the OECD trade policy paper #179 on participation of developing countries in global value chains available on the OECD iLibrary.