International Trade in the D.P. Congo

International Trade in D.P. Congo

The economy of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is still marked by the two decades of political conflict which shook the country.  In spite of a relaunch of the Congolese economy since the transition, sustained by the massive support of financial aid sponsors, a clear slowdown was... Read more

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  • Kayex Global Import & Export

    Kayex Global Import & Export

    Ocean Freight, the D.P. Congo

    We offer our clients a wide range of services & transportation modes as well as expert advice on which of these modes of...
  • CFP International

    CFP International

    Trade Finance, the D.P. Congo

    We are CFP International. We provide unique trade finance services for import businesses around the world. We add value to our...

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  • African Libanga

    African Libanga

    Trading Companies, the D.P. Congo

    African Libanga is a mining consulting company from the Democratic Republic of Congo. We work closely with mining cooperatives from...
  • DOMUS CAPITAL SA

    DOMUS CAPITAL SA

    Military Sales and Contracting, the D.P. Congo

    DOMUS CAPITAL is an international trade platform. Opportunities and constant demands of our customers led us to expand into Europe,...

Overview About International Trade in the D.P. Congo

Economic Overview

The economy of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is still marked by the two decades of political conflict which shook the country.  In spite of a relaunch of the Congolese economy since the transition, sustained by the massive support of financial aid sponsors, a clear slowdown was observed in 2009 due to the international financial crisis and the drop in raw material prices.  The global revival, the increase in prices, the international financial aid and the reforms adopted by the government have allowed an economic recovery in 2010.  After having dropped to 2.8% in 2009, the growth increased to 5.4% in 2010 and it should continue to strengthen.

 

The government has negotiated with the IMF a new program of extended credit facility (FEC) and engaged itself to establish a series of structural measures aiming to promote a strong growth, to control inflation and to improve the business climate.  Some factors, such as the low quality of infrastructures, corruption, lack of transparency in government's policies and an uncertain legal framework continue to slowdown the country's growth;  in addition, the humanitarian crisis and the domestic conflicts undermine the co...

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