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Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo Economic Outlook

Real GDP growth was an estimated 4.0% in 2018, up from 3.7% in 2017, due to higher commodity prices and greater mining production. The primary sector continued to be the key driver of growth, sustained by a dynamic extraction sector.

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Capital: Kinshasha
Area: 2,345,410 sq km
Total Population 2017: 82.2 Million ...
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 44.7 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 410
Inflation Rate: 2.55%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 40.70%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 176
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.435
Membership Date: 10/09/1964
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 2.3 Billion

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Democratic Republic of Congo Country Office

Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement
294, Boulevard du 30 Juin
6e Etage, Immeuble de la BCDC (Banque Commerciale du Congo)
Kinshasa/Gombe

B.P. 7525 Kinshasa I
Tél : (243) 815 560 291
Fax : (243) 815 560 294

Mr. Donatien Akoupo Kouassi, Officer-in-Charge

Department Central Africa Region

Mr. Ousmane Dore, Director Central Africa Region

African Development Bank Group 
Rue Anoma 01 BP 1387 Abidjan 01 (Cote d'Ivoire)
Tel +225 20 26 22 51