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2012-02-28 12:17:43 Hitting One Trillion in Assets [Independent] Between 2007 and 2010, Rwanda's banking sector faced dramatic turbulence. "The banking sector at the end of 2008 was suffering from high levels of Non-Performing Loans [bad loans], lack of liquidity [lack of cash], poor infrastructure, high operating losses and bad controls," said the Managing Director of Rwanda Commercial Bank (BCR) Anand Sanjeev.

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