Democratic Republic of the Congo

$5.69B

Exports 102nd of 221
1980
2016

$5.64B

Imports 122nd of 221
1980
2016

$784

GDP Per Capita 180th of 184
1990
2016
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the 102nd largest export economy in the world. In 2015, the Democratic Republic of the Congo exported $5.69B and imported $5.64B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $47.5M. In 2015 the GDP of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was $35.2B and its GDP per capita was $784.

The top exports of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are Refined Copper ($2.67B), Cobalt ($755M), Cobalt Ore ($666M), Copper Ore ($376M) and Cobalt Oxides and Hydroxides ($302M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Packaged Medicaments ($227M), Refined Petroleum ($207M), Human or Animal Blood ($155M), Delivery Trucks ($114M) and Excavation Machinery ($113M).

The top export destinations of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are China ($2.61B), Zambia ($933M), Saudi Arabia ($595M), South Korea ($292M) and Belgium-Luxembourg ($249M). The top import origins are China ($1.41B), South Africa ($896M), Zambia ($521M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($482M) and India ($322M).

The Democratic Republic Of The Congo borders Angola, Burundi, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Economic Complexity of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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