Made-in-Rwanda Expo: Exhibitors up by 80%

The Minister for Trade and Industry Soraya Hakuziyaremye (2nd right) and other officials open Made-in-Rwanda Expo 2018 at Gikondo Expo Grounds. The number of exhibitors at the annual Made-in-Rwanda Expo has increased by 86 per cent in the past four years with about 460 exhibitors showcasing locally made products this year. The 2018 expo, which is the fourth edition of the show, was officially launched yesterday at the Gikondo Expo Grounds. Organised by the Private Sector Federation (PSF), the exhibition aims at promoting locally made products by encouraging more local producers to showcase their products to a wider market. According […]

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Young innovators impress at Made-in-Rwanda Expo

      One of the impressive innovation in Made In Rwanda Expo 2018 At the just-concluded Made-in-Rwanda Expo, young innovators and entrepreneurs made lasting impressions with some innovative products. 1. Making non-wood furniture Three young graduates from IPRC-Musanze, namely Erie Nshimiyimana Tharcisse Ndahimana and Jules Aimé Simbi, have managed to create own jobs through fighting deforestation by locally producing tables, chairs, ping pong tables, dining tables, multi-position chairs by using concrete, cement, gravel, sand and steel instead of wood. The products sold to hotels, markets, schools, public institutions, parks, homes, and others, are fire resistant, resistant to corrosion, resilient […]

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Best Exhibitors in Made In Rwanda Expo 2018 Awarded

Volkswagen Rwanda emerged as the Overall best exhibitor in this year’s Made In Rwanda Expo 2018. Different companies and organizations were also awarded in various categories as shown below.   Hon Minister of Trade and Industry Soraya Hakuziyaremye handing over Award to Volkswagen Employees. PSF CEO Stephen Ruzibiza presenting an Award to TradeMarkEast Africa as Best Partner. PSF Vice Chairman Eric Gishoma awarding one of the best exhibitors. PSF 2rd Vice Chairperson Eugenie Mushimiyimana presenting an award to one of the Winners.  The Made In Rwanda Expo 2018 that kicked off on 28th November is expected to close on 4th December 2018. Products […]

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Made In Rwanda Expo: Singer Tom Close Exhibits New Talent

      Tom Close and wife at Made in Rwanda expo. Afrobeat singer and medical doctor, Tom Close real name Thomas Muyombo is currently showcasing his other gift on top of treating patients and entertainment. Tom Close has kicked-off reading culture campaigns through writing of short story books for children. Close is exhibiting his books containing short and interesting tales for children during the ongoing Made in Rwanda expo that kicked-off November 28 at Gikondo Expo Grounds, Kicukiro district, Kigali City. His books that are designed for pre-school and primary school, include; Domestic Animals, the books that introduces animals […]

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Govt in new push for quality, affordable locally made products.

  MINICOM Minister Hon. Soraya Hakuziyaremye & CEO PSF Stephen Ruzibiza addressing the Media on Made In Rwanda Expo. The Minister for Trade and Industry, Soraya Hakuziyaremye, has said that more efforts are needed from both the Government and the Private Sector Federation to increase the quantity and quality of locally made products. She was speaking Wednesday at a news conference ahead of the Made-in-Rwanda Expo that opens today. “Exports from Rwanda have increased by almost 70 per cent since the launch of the Made-in-Rwanda policy, last year alone the value of exports amounted to $944 million, “This means that local […]

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Made In Rwanda Heading Into Mass Production Phase

ByJean de la Croix Tabaro November 21, 2018 at 4:30 pm     Burera Garments staff at work             The campaign to buy Rwandan products will resume next week under its brand name, the Made in Rwanda expo with a promise to defy the odds and satisfy the local market. Made in Rwanda expo, season four will take place between November 28 and December 4 at Gikondo Expo Ground, Kicukiro district. According to Eric Kabera, Head of Communications and Marketing at Rwanda Private Sector Federation (PSF) – organizer, more than 400 exhibitors have registered. In the previous Made […]

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Abasaga 300 bamaze kwiyandikisha mu bazitabira imurikagurisha rya ‘Made in Rwanda’

Yanditswe na Emma-Marie Umurerwa Kuya 5 Ugushyingo 2018 saa 04:44   Mu imurikagurisha ry’ibikorerwa mu Rwanda (Made in Rwanda) rigiye kuba ku nshuro ya kane, abagera kuri 344 baturutse mu turere twose tw’igihugu bamaze kwiyandikisha mu bazamurika ibyo bakora. Mu gihe biteganyijwe ko rizatangira ku wa 28 Ugushyingo rigasozwa ku wa 4 Ukuboza 2018, Urugaga rw’Abikorera, PSF, rwatangaje ko kubona aho umuntu azamurikira ari Ubuntu, mu gihe mu imurikagurisha risazwe hishyurwa amafaranga bitewe n’ingano yaho. Icyo basabwa ni ukwishyura 40.000 Frw gusa yo kwiyandikisha, nk’uko umukozi ushinzwe itumanaho muri PSF, Kabera Eric yabitangarije IGIHE. Ati “Uyu mwaka iri murikagurisha ririmo udushya […]

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Made In Rwanda Expo slated for 28th -Nov- 4th Dec

  This year’s Made In Rwanda Exhibition will officially kick off on 28th November and end on 4th December at Gikondo Expo Grounds. The 4th edition of this event will attract different exhibitors from various sectors ranging from ICT, Agro-business, textile industries, construction, Manufacturing among others. With a few weeks to go, exhibitors are currently rushing to register to avoid missing the opportunity. Registration is done at PSF Headquarters Gikondo Expo Grounds. Participants at this year’s Made -in-Rwanda expo will use the stands free of charge and this has been done in an attempt to encourage more local producers to showcase their […]

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Made In Rwanda Expo slated for 28th -Nov- 4th Dec

This year’s Made In Rwanda Exhibition will officially kick off on 28th November and end on 4th December at Gikondo Expo Grounds. The 4th edition of this event will attract different exhibitors from various sectors ranging from ICT, Agro-business, textile industries, construction, Manufacturing among others. With a few weeks to go, exhibitors are currently rushing to register to avoid missing the opportunity. Registration is done at PSF Headquarters Gikondo Expo Grounds. Participants at this year’s Made -in-Rwanda expo will use the stands free of charge and this has been done in an attempt to encourage more local producers to showcase their products […]

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PSF scraps exhibition fees for Made-in-Rwanda Expo

  Minister of Trade and Industry Soraya Hakuzumuremyi (centre) chats with an exhibitor, as she tours a mini expo during the launch of Made- in-Rwanda logo, last week. /Sam Ngendahimana. Exhibitors at this year’s Made -in-Rwanda expo will use the stands free of charge, the Private Sector Federation (PSF) has said, in an attempt to encourage more  local producers to showcase their products. However, exhibitors will pay Rwf40, 000 for registration. Theoneste Ntagengerwa, the Spokesperson for Made-in-Rwanda initiative at PSF, told The New Times that the discount is expected to attract a big number of exhibitors from across the country. “Made-in-Rwanda expo […]

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