Overview In 2021, Democratic Republic of the Congo was the number 86 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 78 in total exports, the number 112 in total imports, the number 197 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 128 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI) .
Exports The top exports of Democratic Republic of the Congo are Refined Copper ($8.95B), Cobalt ($4.44B), Raw Copper ($779M), Copper Ore ($618M), and Crude Petroleum ($582M), exporting mostly to China ($11.3B), United Arab Emirates ($1.13B), South Korea ($822M), Saudi Arabia ($583M), and Italy ($486M).
In 2021, Democratic Republic of the Congo was the world's biggest exporter of Cobalt ($4.44B), Tin Ores ($282M), Copper Alloys ($98M), and Cobalt Ore ($92M)
Imports The top imports of Democratic Republic of the Congo are Refined Petroleum ($406M), Delivery Trucks ($255M), Packaged Medicaments ($254M), Poultry Meat ($215M), and Stone Processing Machines ($170M), importing mostly from China ($2.76B), Zambia ($1.11B), South Africa ($1.07B), Rwanda ($587M), and India ($575M).
Location Democratic Republic of the Congo borders Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia by land.