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2020
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Exports
: $2.13B, Rnk 89 / 209

2020
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Top Product
: $91.2M, Stone Processing Machines

2020
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Exports
: $8.99B, Rnk 1 / 127

2020
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Top Product
: $4.15B, Refined Copper

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.96, Rnk 28 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -1.46, Rnk 123 / 127

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GDP
: $14.7T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 2 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 141%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 5 / 204

2020
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 GDP
: $48.7B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 88 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 126%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 10 / 204

2020
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GDP PC 
: $10,409, CURRENT US$
Rnk 77 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 129%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 4 / 204

2020
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GDP PC
: $544, CURRENT US$
Rnk 197 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 62.8%, CURRENT US$
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China-Democratic Republic of the Congo In 2020, China exported $2.13B to Democratic Republic of the Congo. The main products that China exported to Democratic Republic of the Congo are Stone Processing Machines ($91.2M), Insulated Wire ($72.5M), and Iron Structures ($69.9M). During the last 25 years the exports of China to Democratic Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 17.1%, from $41M in 1995 to $2.13B in 2020.

In 2020, China did not export any services to Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Democratic Republic of the Congo-China In 2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo exported $8.99B to China. The main products that Democratic Republic of the Congo exported to China were Refined Copper ($4.15B), Cobalt ($2.17B), and Cobalt Oxides and Hydroxides ($1.09B). During the last 25 years the exports of Democratic Republic of the Congo to China have increased at an annualized rate of 41.8%, from $1.45M in 1995 to $8.99B in 2020.

In 2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo did not export any services to China.

Comparison In 2020,  China ranked 28 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.96), and 1 in total exports ($2.65T). That same year, Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked 123 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.46), and 70 in total exports ($19.4B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, China exported $2.13B to Democratic Republic of the Congo. The main products exported from China to Democratic Republic of the Congo were Stone Processing Machines ($91.2M), Insulated Wire ($72.5M), and Iron Structures ($69.9M). During the last 25 years the exports of China to Democratic Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 17.1%, from $41M in 1995 to $2.13B in 2020.

In 2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo exported $8.99B to China. The main products exported from Democratic Republic of the Congo to China were Refined Copper ($4.15B), Cobalt ($2.17B), and Cobalt Oxides and Hydroxides ($1.09B). During the last 25 years the exports of Democratic Republic of the Congo to China have increased at an annualized rate of 41.8%, from $1.45M in 1995 to $8.99B in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

China
Top Destination
: United States, $438B

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Top Destination
: China, $8.99B

This map shows whether countries import more from China or Democratic Republic of the Congo. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from China and Democratic Republic of the Congo or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2019, countries that imported more from China than Democratic Republic of the Congo were United States ($438B), Hong Kong ($262B), and Japan ($151B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Democratic Republic of the Congo than China were Namibia ($374M), British Virgin Islands ($25.7M), and Central African Republic ($37.8M).

Comparative Advantage China - Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Flow

This chart compares trade between China and Democratic Republic of the Congo by product, considering products traded by both, China and Democratic Republic of the Congo.

During 2020, China had a large net trade with Democratic Republic of the Congo in the exports of Machines ($836M), Metals ($314M), and Textiles ($174M).

During 2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo had a large net trade with China in the exports of Metals ($7B), Chemical Products ($1.09B), and Mineral Products ($841M).

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Democratic Republic of the Congo. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Democratic Republic of the Congo has comparative advantage over China.