Democratic Republic of the Congo

$7.23B

Exports 94th of 221
1980
2017

$4.64B

Imports 125th of 221
1980
2017

$887

GDP Per Capita 187th of 214
1990
2017
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the 94th largest export economy in the world. In 2017, the Democratic Republic of the Congo exported $7.23B and imported $4.64B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $2.59B. In 2017 the GDP of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was $37.6B and its GDP per capita was $887.

The top exports of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are Cobalt ($1.9B), Refined Copper ($1.79B), Copper Ore ($960M), Cobalt Oxides and Hydroxides ($721M) and Cobalt Ore ($512M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Packaged Medicaments ($261M), Human or Animal Blood ($151M), Refined Petroleum ($122M), Poultry Meat ($105M) and Excavation Machinery ($92.7M).

The top export destinations of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are China ($3.26B), Zambia ($1.78B), South Korea ($591M), Italy ($263M) and Indonesia ($235M). The top import origins are South Africa ($976M), China ($968M), Zambia ($497M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($460M) and India ($204M).

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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