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Trade agreements

Rwanda is an open economy. It is important for Rwandan businesses to go beyond our borders, explore more opportunities and expand markets. The trade agreements which the Government has signed can help companies to export.

What is a trade agreement?

A trade agreement is an international agreement between two or more countries to reduce or remove trade barriers and bring close economic integration.

How does trade agreement help businesses?

  • Trade agreement offers lower or zero tariff (tariff concession) on exports and imports of goods and components assigned under TA. This would make products more competitive, as compared to exports and imports from non- TA partners countries.
  • Improve market access for various services
  • Easy entry for investors