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Trade in Republic of the Congo

The Republic of the Congo was the world’s 105th largest exporter of goods in 2022. Export values were $7.16 billion USD respectively. The Republic of the Congo’s top export category was Fuels and mining products, followed by Agricultural products, and Manufactures. In 2022, The Republic of the Congo’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to China, Spain and Gabon, with trade representing 98.16 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, The Republic of the Congo is the world’s 153rd largest importer of goods. Import values were $3.04 billion USD in 2022. The Republic of the Congo’s top import category was Manufactures, followed by Agricultural products and Machinery and transport equipment. Leading import partners were China, France and Belgium. The Republic of the Congo is part of 1 Regional Trade Agreements, which is Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC).


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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Republic of the Congo





WTO Membership Date

27 March 1997

Legal System

mixed legal system of French civil law and customary law



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Additional Information

Financial Information

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Central African CFA franc

Exchange Rate

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Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

  • Chambre de Commerce, d'Industrie, d'Agriculture et des Métiers de Pointe-Noire

    Chamber of commerce

    [email protected]

Copyright Offices

  • Congolese Copyright Office (BCDA)

  • Ministry of Culture and the Arts

Industrial Property Offices

  • Directorate of the National Industrial Property Office

  • Ministry of Industrial Development and Private Sector Promotion

Additional Information

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Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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