Exports (As % of GDP) rose to 0.356% in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017

Exports (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Dem. Republic of the Congo | December 2, 2019
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Exports as a share of GDP reached 0.356 % in 2017 in Dem. Republic of the Congo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 30.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, exports as a share of GDP in Dem. Republic of the Congo reached an all time high of 33.5 % in 1964 and an all time low of 0.114 % in 2000. When compared to Dem. Republic of the Congo's main peers, exports as a share of GDP in Angola amounted to 0.290 %, 0.125 % in Central African Republic, 0.940 % in Congo and 0.352 % in Zambia in 2017.

Dem. Republic of the Congo has been ranked 79th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of exports as a share of GDP, 8 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services sold to the rest of the world.

Exports (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola % 0.607% 0.559% 0.507% 0.447% 0.298%
Botswana % 0.500% 0.493% 0.615% 0.608% 0.522%
Cameroon % 0.259% 0.261% 0.256% 0.249% 0.223%
Central African Republic % 0.115% 0.116% 0.145% 0.130% 0.126%
Chad % 0.389% 0.385% 0.336% 0.342% 0.300%
Congo % 0.873% 0.838% 0.765% 0.730% 0.693%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 0.395% 0.308% 0.364% 0.368% 0.277%
Gabon % 0.617% 0.610% 0.574% 0.445% 0.460%
Namibia % 0.455% 0.434% 0.412% 0.387% 0.384%
Sudan % 0.176% 0.092% 0.088% 0.081% 0.082%
Tanzania % 0.216% 0.224% 0.190% 0.181% 0.171%
Zambia % 0.405% 0.401% 0.405% 0.388% 0.371%
Zimbabwe % 0.348% 0.252% 0.220% 0.209% 0.192%