A group of French businessmen are in Rwanda to explore interesting areas to invest in, this September 2013.
The group is eyeing for opportunities in areas including ICT agro-processing, construction sectors, aviation and human resource services.
Speaking on behalf of the team, Marc Schneider said the conducive investment climate was the main pulling factor.
“We want to be part of Rwanda’s great success story,” he added.
The director Aero Ports de Lyon, Ronger Forneris a French management and services company said Rwanda, a fast-growing economy brings with it challenges that provide business opportunities.
The Rwanda Development Board chief operations officer, Tony Nsanganira said the Government has made business reforms to improve the investment climate and ease the way of doing business.
“I assure you of better reforms once you set up shop in Rwanda, being the only country that provides incentives not found anywhere in the region,” He told the French
The recent world bank report ranked Rwanda third-best place to do business in sub-Suhara Africa, with 52nd out of 185 countries globally.
The Acting CEO of the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) Clare Akamanzi during the last quarter of this year, Rwanda registered investments worth $1.2b (about Rwf800b), of these, 22 were foreign investments worth $406.9m and nine were joint ventures worth $338.1m.