Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Rwanda
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Wheat
Date
13/06/2017
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import tariff
Description
Waived 35 percent external tariff on wheat imports for Rwanda. The East African Community (EAC) waiver was approved on condition that Rwanda would not export these crops to Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania or Uganda. The tariff on wheat was removed in an effort to ease domestic supply pressure and curb food inflation.