Overview In 2019 Democratic Republic of the Congo was the number 88 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 96 in total exports, the number 116 in total imports,
the number 178 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 143 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Democratic Republic of the Congo are Refined Copper ($4.06B), Cobalt ($1.91B), Copper Ore ($544M), Crude Petroleum ($467M), and Raw Copper ($249M), exporting mostly to China ($4.33B), United Arab Emirates ($877M), Saudi Arabia ($525M), South Korea ($405M), and Italy ($287M).
In 2019, Democratic Republic of the Congo was the world's biggest exporter of Cobalt ($1.91B) and Cobalt Ore ($202M)
Imports The top imports of Democratic Republic of the Congo are Packaged Medicaments ($363M), Refined Petroleum ($287M), Sulfuric Acid ($180M), Stone Processing Machines ($153M), and Delivery Trucks ($152M), importing mostly from China ($2.08B), South Africa ($1.05B), Zambia ($901M), Rwanda ($371M), and Belgium ($362M).
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.