The Republic of the Congo is the 105th largest export economy in the world and the 84th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, the Republic of the Congo exported $5.37B and imported $5.09B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $277M. In 2015 the GDP of the Republic of the Congo was $8.55B and its GDP per capita was $6.38k.
The top exports of the Republic of the Congo are Crude Petroleum ($3.71B), Refined Copper ($826M), Rough Wood ($241M), Refined Petroleum ($116M) and Sawn Wood ($116M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Special Purpose Ships ($476M), Iron Structures ($200M), Insulated Wire ($140M), Packaged Medicaments ($124M) and Palm Oil ($123M).
The top export destinations of the Republic of the Congo are China ($2.32B), Italy ($995M), India ($282M), the United States ($272M) and Portugal ($237M). The top import origins are China ($1.04B), France ($714M), South Korea ($501M), Norway ($300M) and the United States ($223M).