Exports (As % of GDP) rose to 0.940% in Congo in 2017

Exports (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Congo | May 17, 2019
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Exports as a share of GDP reached 0.940 % in 2017 in Congo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 41.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, exports as a share of GDP in Congo reached an all time high of 0.940 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.195 % in 1961. When compared to Congo's main peers, exports as a share of GDP in Cameroon amounted to 0.186 %, 0.125 % in Central African Republic, 0.505 % in Gabon and 0.356 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.

Congo has been ranked 9th 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%
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%
Equatorial Guinea % 0.751% 0.719% 0.677% 0.660% 0.567%
Gabon % 0.617% 0.610% 0.574% 0.445% 0.460%
Nigeria % 0.316% 0.315% 0.180% 0.184% 0.107%
Sudan % 0.176% 0.092% 0.088% 0.081% 0.082%
Zambia % 0.405% 0.401% 0.405% 0.388% 0.371%