Congo, Dem. Rep. Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 13,382
No. Of products 1,047
No. Of partners 115
Imports (in US$ Mil) 8,825
No. Of products 3,561
No. Of partners 169

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.30
Index of export market penetration1.67
World Growth-1.13
Country Growth-13.26

Service Indicators

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

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa3,588 26.81
China3,566 26.64
Tanzania1,687 12.61
Zambia900 6.73
United Arab Emirates894 6.68
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States2,132 24.16
China2,055 23.29
South Africa948 10.75
India375 4.25
France368 4.17

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 materials1,623 12.13 732 8.29 9.30
Intermediate goods11,476 85.76 1,956 22.17 8.11
Consumer goods209 1.56 3,892 44.11 14.94
Capital goods75 0.56 2,245 25.44 8.00

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Refined copper produ ...4,155,349.17
Cobalt oxides and hy ...3,921,642.13
Copper cathodes and ...3,180,714.71
Copper ores and conc ...1,114,468.09
Petroleum oils, etc, ...148,368.08
New stamps; stamp-im ...1,793,580.48
Other medicaments of ...357,550.40
Petroleum oils, etc, ...328,119.04
Sulphuric acid; oleu ...283,898.18
Crude or unrefined s ...255,763.49

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Congo, Dem. Rep.

Tariffs 2019

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 12.02
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 2,301.23
Maximum Rate (%) 20
Weighted Average (%) 10.83
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 3.33

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