The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the 109th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, the Democratic Republic of the Congo exported $4.52B and imported $4.28B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $246M. In 2016 the GDP of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was $35.4B and its GDP per capita was $801.
The top exports of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are Refined Copper ($2.37B), Cobalt ($760M), Diamonds ($378M), Crude Petroleum ($236M) and Cobalt Ore ($191M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Packaged Medicaments ($224M), Glass Bottles ($178M), Refined Petroleum ($145M), Human or Animal Blood ($115M) and Iron Structures ($89.9M).
The top export destinations of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are China ($2.05B), Saudi Arabia ($483M), South Korea ($464M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($281M) and Spain ($175M). The top import origins are China ($992M), South Africa ($865M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($391M), Tanzania ($288M) and France ($261M).