Kigali is the main commercial center in Rwanda. There are a few small supermarkets in Kigali offering imported items at rather high prices. However, smaller outdoor marketplaces selling locally produced foods and goods predominate in most areas. Nearly 90% of the work force is employed in agriculture, primarily at a subsistence level.
Business hours are from 8 AM to noon and from 2 to 5 PM , Monday through Friday. Banks are open from 8:30 AM to noon and from 2 to 5 PM , Monday–Friday.