Congo, Dem. Rep. Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 14,122
No. Of products 982
No. Of partners 99
Imports (in US$ Mil) 6,663
No. Of products 3,509
No. Of partners 159

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.43
Index of export market penetration1.64
World Growth-3.91
Country Growth14.47

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)2,691,407,222.69
Service exports (BoP, current US$)143,625,534.27
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)33.52
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)31.88

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

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China5,794 41.03
Tanzania1,668 11.81
Zambia1,244 8.81
South Africa1,092 7.73
Singapore1,020 7.22
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China1,688 25.33
United States1,419 21.30
South Africa612 9.18
Zambia326 4.89
India315 4.73

Congo, Dem. Rep. Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,436 10.17 688 10.33 6.52
Intermediate goods12,381 87.67 1,531 22.98 8.14
Consumer goods240 1.70 2,742 41.15 9.42
Capital goods65 0.46 1,702 25.54 7.40

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Copper cathodes and ...6,788,209.76
Cobalt oxides and hy ...3,143,998.16
Refined copper produ ...1,885,238.69
Copper ores and conc ...812,707.26
Copper unrefined, co ...500,785.76
New stamps; stamp-im ...1,192,019.14
Petroleum oils, etc, ...280,122.49
Crude or unrefined s ...227,765.37
Sulphuric acid; oleu ...135,744.16

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Congo, Dem. Rep.

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 11.57
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 3,246.64
Maximum Rate (%) 20
Weighted Average (%) 8.40
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 2.39

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff...
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff...

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All...

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)49,869
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)550.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-817.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-1.64

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank183
Trading Across Borders Rank187

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.38
LPI Rank127