Industry Trend Analysis - Investment Openness Underpinning Infrastructure Market Appeal - SEPT 2017

BMI View: Openness to foreign investment and progress in cutting red tape makes Rwanda one of the more favourable operating environments for construction firms in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), particularly as efforts to diversify the economy into knowledge-based sectors see big-ticket projects take off in the logistics and ICT infrastructure sectors. The main drag on the market's overall attractiveness is its low GDP per capita, which weakens the overall demand profile for infrastructure and acts as a threat to social stability.

Global and Regional Ranks

Regional rank (out of 18): 5

Risk/Reward Snapshot
Rwanda and SSA Region Infrastructure Risk/Reward Index
Scores out of 100, higher score = more attractive market. Source: BMI

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