The Republic of the Congo is the 85th largest export economy in the world and the 100th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, the Republic of the Congo exported $8.94B and imported $4.37B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $4.56B. In 2017 the GDP of the Republic of the Congo was $8.7B and its GDP per capita was $5.44k.
The top exports of the Republic of the Congo are Crude Petroleum ($3.91B), Special Purpose Ships ($1.78B), Passenger and Cargo Ships ($1.18B), Refined Copper ($752M) and Rough Wood ($234M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Special Purpose Ships ($875M), Passenger and Cargo Ships ($715M), Poultry Meat ($118M), Refined Petroleum ($79.8M) and Iron Structures ($79.3M).
The top export destinations of the Republic of the Congo are China ($3.56B), Spain ($996M), Italy ($607M), Angola ($523M) and Cameroon ($441M). The top import origins are South Africa ($449M), China ($391M), France ($387M), Angola ($313M) and Norway ($206M).