Democratic Republic of the Congo

$4.52B

Exports 109th of 221
1980
2016

$4.28B

Imports 133rd of 221
1980
2016

$801

GDP Per Capita 182nd of 214
1990
2016
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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).

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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