Rwanda Tightens Noose On Construction Sector to Curb Tax Evasion

By Peterson Tumwebaze

Rwanda's construction industry has been growing over the last 5 years as manifested by the high rates of urbanisation and increased demand for housing and infrastructure across the country.

The sector contributed more than Rwf125billion to the national economy (GDP) during the first quarter of 2016 up from Rwf109billion same period 2015.

This is more than Rwf11.4billion contributed during the 2015/16 fiscal year.