Congo, Dem. Rep. Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 24,125
No. Of products 1,013
No. Of partners 114
Imports (in US$ Mil) 7,658
No. Of products 3,614
No. Of partners 164

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.43
Index of export market penetration1.82
World Growth12.59
Country Growth28.09

Service Indicators

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

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China11,441 47.42
Tanzania2,158 8.95
South Africa2,118 8.78
Singapore2,102 8.71
Zambia1,458 6.04
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China2,057 26.86
South Africa1,026 13.40
United States725 9.47
India538 7.02
United Arab Emirates340 4.44

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 materials2,468 10.23 981 12.81 6.52
Intermediate goods21,369 88.58 1,633 21.33 8.14
Consumer goods240 1.00 2,436 31.81 9.42
Capital goods47 0.19 2,465 32.19 7.40

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Copper cathodes and ...12,072,236.79
Cobalt oxides and hy ...5,713,229.10
Refined copper produ ...2,118,161.69
Copper ores and conc ...1,580,414.44
Copper unrefined, co ...1,396,960.77
New stamps; stamp-im ...428,250.23
Petroleum oils, etc, ...367,182.14
Crude or unrefined s ...338,212.51
Durum wheat184,029.15
Other medicaments of ...160,942.29

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)

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Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

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Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

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World Development Indicators (WDI)

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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