Flag France / Republic of the Congo Flag

Exports FlagFlag  (2018): $340M, Rnk 85 / 214

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $34.6M, Packaged Medicaments

Exports FlagFlag (2018): $30.9M, Rnk 16 / 88

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $7.5M, Veneer Sheets

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 1.42, Rnk 15 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -0.98, Rnk 112 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $2.78T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 6 / 196

GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -4.83%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $11.3B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -5.02%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $41,464, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -8.54%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $2,148, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -27.3%, CURRENT US$
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France-Republic of the Congo: In 2018, France exported $340M to Republic of the Congo. The main products exported from France to Republic of the Congo were Packaged Medicaments ($34.6M), Iron Pipes ($17M), and Valves ($15.9M). During the last 23 years the exports of France to Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 1.63%, from $234M in 1995 to $340M in 2018.

Republic of the Congo-France: In 2018, Republic of the Congo exported $30.9M to France. The main products exported from Republic of the Congo to France were Veneer Sheets ($7.5M), Sawn Wood ($6.82M), and Non-Iron and Steel Slag, Ash and Residues ($5.78M). During the last 23 years the exports of Republic of the Congo to France have decreased at an annualized rate of 5.02%, from $101M in 1995 to $30.9M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, France ranked 15 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.42), and 6 in total exports ($563B). That same year, Republic of the Congo ranked 112 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.98), and 87 in total exports ($10B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, France was ranked 26 with a GDP Per Capita of $41,464, and Republic of the Congo was ranked 146 with a GDP Per Capita of $2,148.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, France exported $340M to Republic of the Congo. The main products exported from France to Republic of the Congo were Packaged Medicaments ($34.6M), Iron Pipes ($17M), and Valves ($15.9M). During the last 23 years the exports of France to Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 1.63%, from $234M in 1995 to $340M in 2018.

In 2018, Republic of the Congo exported $30.9M to France. The main products exported from Republic of the Congo to France were Veneer Sheets ($7.5M), Sawn Wood ($6.82M), and Non-Iron and Steel Slag, Ash and Residues ($5.78M). During the last 23 years the exports of Republic of the Congo to France have decreased at an annualized rate of 5.02%, from $101M in 1995 to $30.9M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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France
Top Destination
: Germany, $78.5B

Republic of the Congo
Top Destination
: China, $5.88B

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

In 2018, countries that imported more from France than Republic of the Congo were Germany ($78.5B), United States ($44.8B), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($42.9B).

In 2018, no countries were registered that imported more from Republic of the Congo than from France.

Comparative Advantage France - Republic of the Congo

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

During 2018, France had a large net trade with Republic of the Congo in the exports of Machines ($107M), Chemical Products ($59.5M), and Foodstuffs ($39.2M).

During 2018, Republic of the Congo had a large net trade with France in the exports of Wood Products ($14.9M), Mineral Products ($10M), and Vegetable Products ($2.22M).

Tariff Section

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This sections shows import tariffs for products traded between France and Republic of the Congo (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2017, the products from France that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Republic of the Congo were Sugar beet (178%) and Whey (173%).

In 2015, the products from Republic of the Congo that paid the highest import tariffs to enter France were Bovine carcasses and half carcasses, fresh or chilled (35%) and Bovine cuts bone in, fresh or chilled (35%).

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*The tariffs present between France and Republic of the Congo are:
122: EU preferential tariff for sugar producing countries
123: European Union Generalized System of Preference
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between France and Republic of the Congo. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

To create custom forecast, or modify the parameters of the forecasting model, visit our Forecast Section.

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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 red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more France has comparative advantage over Republic of the Congo. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Republic of the Congo has comparative advantage over France.