• WM1: 390RWF 20
  • WM2: 385RWF 10
  • WM3: 380RWF 15
  • WM4: 375RWF 10
  • BS1: 350FRW 35
  • BS2: 340FRW -65
  • BS3: 330FRW 30
  • BS4: 320FRW 25
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East Africa Exchange (EAX) is a commodity exchange

Rwanda

EAX – RWANDA: Powered by Nasdaq

Regulated by Rwanda Capital Market Authority, EAX has its headquarters in Kigali Rwanda and offers full services of clearing and settlement, trading using Nasdaq platform and market information.  EAX is a membership based organization. It has registered members comprising of commodity buyers & sellers; commercial banks and commodity brokers. Key Off-takers include; ETG, PRODEV/MINIMEX, RGCC, EAX in Rwanda has maize, beans and soya farmer cooperatives  representing around 80,000 farmers  mainly seeking secured storage, quality improvements to their harvest, inventory financing and secured markets.

All members representatives are trained in-house or through collaborations with other EAX partners on EAX services, Post-harvest management, commodity prices, warehouse receipts trading, warehouse receipts financing, trade settlement, Nasdaq usage, trading through EAX brokers. EAX has also certified commodity brokers to support traders on price advice, transport arrangement and represent them in trading

Key Commercial Banks such as ECOBANK, Urwego Opportunity Bank, KCB, Equity Bank and GT bank that have national and regional coverage signed membership with EAX to provide credit to farmers by accepting their crops as sole collateral.

EAX Model

  1. Sellers who are EAX certified registered members bring product to EAX operated warehouse.
  2. Collateral manager draws samples,grades and weighs,and issues a certificate or electronic warehouse receipt.
  3. At the EAX trading floor, using EAX NASDAQ trading platform, Sellers make offers,or instructs a broker to make sell orders; and Buyers make bids,or instructs a broker to make buy orders
  4. At the EAX back office, EAX trading teams ensure buyers move funds into EAX settlement account with a clearing bank prior the trade.
  5. Deal price is recorded and announced daily to public.
  6. Clearing and settlement of Exchange contract goes into effect.
  7. Arbitration system in place.

 

Products and services offered

  1. Professional storage of grains
  2. Collateral Management Services
  3. Grain cleaning, drying, grading, weighing, re-bagging
  4. Warehouse Receipts Issuance
  5. Warehouse Receipts Financing
  6. Spot Trading, Forward trading, Auction linking grain buyers and sellers in Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania
  7. Cash Settlement and Physical delivery
  8. Dissemination of daily grain prices and market information

 

Current Membership

Membership Type Number
Trading Members, non-broking 185
Trading Members, broking 26
Financial Institutions or Banks 6
Individual Members 4

 

EAX Rwanda certified warehouses

Currently EAX has certified the following warehouses in Rwanda

Location District Province Capacity in MT How many Sites? Country
Rwinkwavu-Gasarabwayi* Kayonza East 2,800 2 Rwanda
Rwabicuma Nyanza South 2,000 1 Rwanda
Mayange* (SILO) Bugesera East 6,000 1 Rwanda
Musha-Butare-Kayigi Rwamagana East 3,000 3 Rwanda
Cyuve* Musanze North 4,000 1 Rwanda
Rwimpiri Karongi West 4,000 2 Rwanda
Kageyo-Byumba Gicumbi North 2,000 2 Rwanda

* Facilities are equiped with Mechanical dryer

Rwanda

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Kenya

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Uganda

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Burundi

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Tanzania

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