Rwandan Investment Climate
 

Protecting Investors

The indicators below, taken from the World Bank’s 2015 Doing Business report, assess various dimensions of investor protection. The indices vary between 0 and 10.5, with higher values indicating better investor protection.

Indicator Rwanda Sub-Saharan Africa OECD
Extent of disclosure index (0-10) 7.0 5.3 6.6
Extent of director liability index (0-10) 9.0 3.6 5.4
Ease of shareholder suits index (0-10) 3.0 5.6 7.2
Extent of conflict of interest resolution index (0-10) 6.3 4.8 6.4
Extent of shareholder rights index (0-10.5) 6.0 6.7 8.0
Strength of governance structure index (0-10.5) 1.5 3.2 4.6
Extent of corporate transparency index (0-9) 1.5 3.2 6.1
Extent of shareholder governance index (0-10) 3.0 4.4 6.2
Strength of minority investor protection index (0-10) 4.7 4.6 6.3
Source: World Bank, 2015.

For a full description of each index and a breakdown of component scores, please visit the World Bank. More information on Rwanda’s regulatory framework for investors is available from the Rwanda Stock Exchange and Capital Markets Authority.