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2021
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Exports
: $216M, Rnk 130 / 217

2021
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Top Product
: $38.5M, Poultry Meat

2021
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Exports
: $260M, Rnk 8 / 93

2021
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Top Product
: $211M, Refined Copper

2021
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.46, Rnk 10 / 131

2021
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -1.81, Rnk 128 / 131

2021
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GDP
: $23T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 1 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP GROWTH
: 47.4%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 56 / 182

2021
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 GDP
: $54B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 83 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP GROWTH
: 109%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 12 / 182

2021
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GDP PC 
: $69,288, CURRENT US$
Rnk 7 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 38.4%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 44 / 182

2021
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GDP PC
: $584, CURRENT US$
Rnk 176 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 50.9%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 28 / 182

United States-Democratic Republic of the Congo In 2021, United States exported $216M to Democratic Republic of the Congo. The main products that United States exported to Democratic Republic of the Congo are Poultry Meat ($38.5M), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($29.8M), and Delivery Trucks ($24.7M). During the last 26 years the exports of United States to Democratic Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 4.21%, from $74.1M in 1995 to $216M in 2021.

In 2021, United States did not export any services to Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Democratic Republic of the Congo-United States In 2021, Democratic Republic of the Congo exported $260M to United States. The main products that Democratic Republic of the Congo exported to United States were Refined Copper ($211M), Cocoa Beans ($19.8M), and Niobium, Tantalum, Vanadium and Zirconium Ore ($12.7M). During the last 26 years the exports of Democratic Republic of the Congo to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 0.12%, from $252M in 1995 to $260M in 2021.

In 2021, Democratic Republic of the Congo did not export any services to United States.

Comparison In 2021,  United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.46), and 2 in total exports ($1.63T). That same year, Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked 128 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.81), and 78 in total exports ($16.7B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2021, United States exported $216M to Democratic Republic of the Congo. The main products exported from United States to Democratic Republic of the Congo were Poultry Meat ($38.5M), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($29.8M), and Delivery Trucks ($24.7M). During the last 26 years the exports of United States to Democratic Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 4.21%, from $74.1M in 1995 to $216M in 2021.

In 2021, Democratic Republic of the Congo exported $260M to United States. The main products exported from Democratic Republic of the Congo to United States were Refined Copper ($211M), Cocoa Beans ($19.8M), and Niobium, Tantalum, Vanadium and Zirconium Ore ($12.7M). During the last 26 years the exports of Democratic Republic of the Congo to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 0.12%, from $252M in 1995 to $260M in 2021.

Market Competitiveness

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United States
Top Destination
: Canada, $259B

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Top Destination
: China, $11.3B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from United States than Democratic Republic of the Congo were Canada ($259B), Mexico ($247B), and China ($151B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Democratic Republic of the Congo than United States were Zambia ($300M) and Burundi ($13.6M).

Comparative Advantage United States - Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

During 2021, United States had a large net trade with Democratic Republic of the Congo in the exports of Animal Products ($38.5M), Vegetable Products ($33.3M), and Transportation ($32.9M).

During 2021, Democratic Republic of the Congo had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Metals ($212M), Foodstuffs ($25M), and Mineral Products ($14M).

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 United States 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 United States.