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Rwanda GDP growth slows in Q1 to 3.6%

Christian Fernsby |
Rwanda’s economic growth slowed to 3.6% year-on-year in the first quarter of this year from 6.1% in same period last year, hit by effects of the novel coronavirus, the statistics office said on Friday.

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Topics: RWANDA    GDP   

The statistics office said on its Twitter account among the sectors whose performance deteriorated during the period include agriculture, industry and service. It said second quarter will be hit even harder, with recovery expected in the next two quarters.

Rwanda has 646 confirmed cases of coronavirus, with two deaths, according to health ministry data.

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