Rwanda Finance

Rwanda is one of the fastest-growing economies of Africa, with a 10-year average growth rate of 8.6%. This transformation has kept Rwanda at the forefront of innovation & technology, pan-African integration, and now, creating an enabling environment for investments into Africa through the Kigali International Financial Center (KIFC).

Who is Rwanda Finance?

Rwanda Finance Limited (RFL) is a private company mandated to promote and develop Rwanda as a leading destination for international investment and cross-border transactions in Africa. RFL works with key stakeholders to develop and promote the Kigali International Financial Center through investment promotion, policy advocacy, and sector upskilling. It works to establish a regulatory framework for KIFC to become a leading international financial center.

The Kigali International Financial Center positions Rwanda as a professional, member-focused, transparent, and economic substance-oriented jurisdiction to facilitate increased cross-border trade and investments within Eastern and Central Africa.

Our mission is to be the catalyst of a safe, reputable, and pro-business environment in Rwanda, with the vision to become a preferred financial center for international investments in Africa.


Doing Business

Rwanda offers one of the most competitive business environments on the continent: 1st in the region, and 2nd in Africa for ease of doing business (World Bank Doing Business Report, 2020)
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Rule of Law

Rwanda’s legal and judicial environment is internationally recognized as 2ND in Sub-Saharan Africa in the Rule of Law (World Global Rule of Law Index, 2020)
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Rwanda is the 2nd highest anti-corruption performer in the Sub-Saharan region, and among the top 3 in Africa (Corruption Perceptions Index, Transparency International 2019)
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A Green & Global City

Hailed as one of the most beautiful cities in Africa, Kigali is also one of the world’s safest and most accessible, extending a visa-free regimes to over 100 countries and direct flights to 26 global cities.
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Conference and Meeting Destination

Kigali has risen to become the second most popular destination in Sub-Saharan Africa for international meetings and events. (International Congress and Convention Association, 2019)
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Further Information

The Kigali International Financial Centre is Africa's newest financial hub, and the 3rd African member of the World Alliance of International Financial Centres.

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