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Congo, Dem. Rep. Trade Summary

2019

Congo, Dem. Rep. exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR CONGO, DEM. REP. 2019

Overall Exports and Imports for Congo, Dem. Rep. 2019

Exports and imports of Congo, Dem. Rep. in 2019 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 13,382 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 8,825 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,047 products were exported to 115 countries and 3,561 products were imported from 169 countries.

Congo, Dem. Rep. top 5 Export and Import partners 2019

Top five countries to which Congo, Dem. Rep. exported in 2019 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Congo, Dem. Rep. exports to South Africa worth US$ 3,588 million, with a partner share of 26.81 percent.
  2. Congo, Dem. Rep. exports to China worth US$ 3,566 million, with a partner share of 26.64 percent.
  3. Congo, Dem. Rep. exports to Tanzania worth US$ 1,687 million, with a partner share of 12.61 percent.
  4. Congo, Dem. Rep. exports to Zambia worth US$ 900 million, with a partner share of 6.73 percent.
  5. Congo, Dem. Rep. exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 894 million, with a partner share of 6.68 percent.

Top five countries from which Congo, Dem. Rep. imported goods in 2019 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Congo, Dem. Rep. imports from United States worth US$ 2,132 million, with a partner share of 24.16 percent.
  2. Congo, Dem. Rep. imports from China worth US$ 2,055 million, with a partner share of 23.29 percent.
  3. Congo, Dem. Rep. imports from South Africa worth US$ 948 million, with a partner share of 10.75 percent.
  4. Congo, Dem. Rep. imports from India worth US$ 375 million, with a partner share of 4.25 percent.
  5. Congo, Dem. Rep. imports from France worth US$ 368 million, with a partner share of 4.17 percent.

Congo, Dem. Rep. Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2019

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Congo, Dem. Rep. along with trade value are:

  1. Congo, Dem. Rep. exported Refined copper products, unwrought, nes , worth 4,155,349.17 (US$ Thousands).
  2. Congo, Dem. Rep. exported Cobalt oxides and hydroxides; commercial cobalt , worth 3,921,642.13 (US$ Thousands).
  3. Congo, Dem. Rep. exported Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrou , worth 3,180,714.71 (US$ Thousands).
  4. Congo, Dem. Rep. exported Copper ores and concentrates , worth 1,114,468.09 (US$ Thousands).
  5. Congo, Dem. Rep. exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth 148,368.08 (US$ Thousands).

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Congo, Dem. Rep. along with trade value are

  1. Congo, Dem. Rep. imported New stamps; stamp-impressed paper; banknotes; c , worth 1,793,580.48 (US$ Thousands).
  2. Congo, Dem. Rep. imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth 357,550.40 (US$ Thousands).
  3. Congo, Dem. Rep. imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth 328,119.04 (US$ Thousands).
  4. Congo, Dem. Rep. imported Sulphuric acid; oleum , worth 283,898.18 (US$ Thousands).
  5. Congo, Dem. Rep. imported Crude or unrefined sulphur , worth 255,763.49 (US$ Thousands).

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2019

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2019 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2019

Tariffs imposed by Congo, Dem. Rep. in 2019 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 20 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 12.02 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 10.83 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 2,301.23 and duty free tariff line items share was 3.33 percent.

Development Indicators 2019

Key Development Indicators of Congo, Dem. Rep. in 2019 are below

  • Congo, Dem. Rep. GDP in current US dollar was 51,776 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 510.00 .
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. Trade balance: as % of GDP was -3.50.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -1,812.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 55.24 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 4.64 .

Trade Indicators 2019

Trade Indicators for Congo, Dem. Rep. in 2019 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.30.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.76.
  • World Growth in percentage was -1.73 and Congo, Dem. Rep. Country Growth was -13.57 .