Apart from its COMESA membership, Rwanda has also been invited to join the Commission for East African Community (EAC). In keeping with its regional integration commitments, Rwanda has reduced its tariff rates and eliminated all export taxes and other no-tariff barriers.
As a developing country, Rwanda also has duty and quota free access into the USA and EU markets in line with provisions of the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) and the Cotonou Arrangement, respectively. AGOA opens the lucrative USA market to over 6,500 products from deserving African countries, Rwanda among them.
The combination of political commitment to free market economy, the
privatisation programme, good governance, an attractive investment code
and appropriate institutional reforms to support private sector