Annual International Trade Statistics by Country
Publication date: 2020-02-10
Reporting period: 2002 - 2018
Timeseries: 173 million
Source:UN Comtrade
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Congo | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Netweight (kg); Quantity and Value (US$) | 2008 - 2019

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Commodity Reporter Partner Trade flow Indicator 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
TOTAL. ALL COMMODITIES Congo World Exports Value (US$) 9 169 742 429.00 8 201 529 531.00 6 917 584 947.00 13 823 647 482.00 7 437 932 502.00 10 453 101 909.00 6 550 001 990.00 8 148 014 308.00 11 155 029 324.00 5 575 942 320.00
Imports Value (US$) 3 539 647 608.00 4 447 112 560.00 4 369 417 122.00 7 012 525 239.00 7 348 554 335.00 8 371 623 127.00 3 347 657 927.00 4 553 448 296.00 3 485 609 079.00 2 242 427 608.00

The value of merchandise exports from Congo totalled $ 5.57 billion in 2019. Overall commodity exports from Congo decreased by 50% compared to 2018. Merchandise exports decreased by $ 5.57 billion (the value of merchandise exports from Congo amounted to $11.1 billion in 2018)

Congo's exports 2019 by country

Top export destinations of commodities from Congo in 2019:

  • China with a share of 59% (3.33 billion US$)
  • India with a share of 13.1% (735 million US$)
  • Netherlands with a share of 4.1% (229 million US$)
  • USA with a share of 3.28% (183 million US$)
  • Spain with a share of 2.59% (144 million US$)
  • Australia with a share of 1.95% (108 million US$)
  • Italy with a share of 1.34% (75 million US$)
  • United Kingdom with a share of 1.27% (70 million US$)
  • Angola with a share of 1.26% (70 million US$)
  • Gabon with a share of 1.21% (67 million US$)

Exports structure from Congo in 2019 represented by the following main commodity groups:

  • 83% (4.68 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 6.01% (335 million US$): 44 - Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
  • 5.13% (286 million US$): 89 - Ships, boats and floating structures
  • 1.51% (84 million US$): 74 - Copper and articles thereof
  • 1.34% (74 million US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 0.279% (15.5 million US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 0.249% (13.9 million US$): 88 - Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
  • 0.225% (12.5 million US$): 73 - Articles of iron or steel
  • 0.179% (10 million US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 0.147% (8.21 million US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles

What did Congo export in 2019?

Congo's Top Exports in 2019:

  • 79% ($4.4 billion): 2709 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
  • 4.35% ($243 million): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils.
  • 3.44% ($192 million): 4403 - Wood in the rough, whether or not stripped of bark or sapwood, or roughly squared.
  • 2.74% ($152 million): 8901 - Cruise ships, excursion boats, ferry-boats, cargo ships, barges and similar vessels for the transport of persons or goods.
  • 2.3% ($128 million): 8905 - Light-vessels, fire-floats, dredgers, floating cranes and other vessels the navigability of which is subsidiary to their main function; floating docks; floating or submersible drilling or production platforms.
  • 2.2% ($123 million): 4407 - Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed, of a thickness exceeding 6 mm.
  • 1.5% ($83 million): 7403 - Refined copper and copper alloys, unwrought.
  • 0.499% ($27 million): 2711 - Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
  • 0.248% ($13.8 million): 8802 - Other aircraft (for example, helicopters, aeroplanes); spacecraft (including satellites) and suborbital and spacecraft launch vehicles.
  • 0.241% ($13.4 million): 8431 - Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machinery of headings 84.25 to 84.30.

The value of merchandise imports to Congo totalled $ 2.24 billion in 2019. Overall commodity imports to Congo decreased by 35% compared to 2018. Merchandise imports decreased by $ 1.24 billion (the value of merchandise imports to Congo was equal to $3.48 billion in 2018)

Congo's imports 2019 by country

Top trading partners (import sources) of Congo in 2019:

  • France with a share of 15% (336 million US$)
  • China with a share of 11.4% (256 million US$)
  • Belgium with a share of 10.2% (230 million US$)
  • Angola with a share of 6.13% (137 million US$)
  • USA with a share of 4.88% (109 million US$)
  • Italy with a share of 4.07% (91 million US$)
  • Cameroon with a share of 3.57% (80 million US$)
  • Namibia with a share of 3.5% (78 million US$)
  • United Arab Emirates with a share of 3.25% (73 million US$)
  • Togo with a share of 2.56% (57 million US$)

Imports structure to Congo in 2019 represented by the following main commodity groups:

  • 17.1% (383 million US$): 89 - Ships, boats and floating structures
  • 13.4% (302 million US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 7.65% (171 million US$): 02 - Meat and edible meat offal
  • 6.19% (138 million US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 5.77% (129 million US$): 73 - Articles of iron or steel
  • 4.05% (91 million US$): 10 - Cereals
  • 3.65% (81 million US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 3.4% (76 million US$): 03 - Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates
  • 3.25% (73 million US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 2.99% (67 million US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products

What did Congo import in 2019?

Congo's Top Imports in 2019:

  • 15.3% ($344 million): 8901 - Cruise ships, excursion boats, ferry-boats, cargo ships, barges and similar vessels for the transport of persons or goods.
  • 4.92% ($110 million): 0207 - Meat and edible offal, of the poultry of heading 01.05, fresh, chilled or frozen.
  • 3.36% ($75 million): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils.
  • 2.87% ($64 million): 3004 - Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • 2.53% ($56 million): 1001 - Wheat and meslin.
  • 2.05% ($46 million): 8413 - Pumps for liquids, whether or not fitted with a measuring device; liquid elevators.
  • 1.97% ($44 million): 1511 - Palm oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.
  • 1.96% ($43 million): 8481 - Taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances for pipes, boiler shells, tanks, vats or the like, including pressure-reducing valves and thermostatically controlled valves.
  • 1.87% ($41 million): 7304 - Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, seamless, of iron (other than cast iron) or steel.
  • 1.67% ($37 million): 0303 - Fish, frozen, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 03.04.

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Congo | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Netweight (kg); Quantity and Value (US$) | 2008 - 2019