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).