|Congo Country Data|
Area: total: 2,345,410 sq km
land: 2,267,600 sq km
water: 77,810 sq km
Climate: tropical hot and humid in equatorial river basin cooler and drier in southern highlands cooler and wetter in eastern highlands north of Equator - wet season [April to October], dry season [December to February] south of Equator - wet season [November to March], dry season [April to October]
Terrain: vast central basin is a low-lying plateau mountains in east
Natural resources: cobalt, copper, niobium, tantalum, petroleum, industrial and gem diamonds, gold, silver, zinc, manganese, tin, uranium, coal, hydropower, timber
note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected [July 2008 est.]
Age structure: 0-14 years: 47.1% [male 15,711,817/female 15,594,449]
15-64 years: 50.4% [male 16,672,399/female 16,875,468]
65 years and over: 2.5% [male 674,766/female 985,607] [2008 est.]
Nationality: noun: Congolese [singular and plural]
adjective: Congolese or Congo
Ethnic groups: over 200 African ethnic groups of which the majority are Bantu the four largest tribes - Mongo, Luba, Kongo [all Bantu], and the Mangbetu-Azande [Hamitic] make up about 45% of the population
Languages: French [official], Lingala [a lingua franca trade language], Kingwana [a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili], Kikongo, Tshiluba
Capital: name: Kinshasa
geographic coordinates: 4 19 S, 15 18 E
time difference: UTC+1 [six hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time]
National holiday: Independence Day, 30 June 
GDP - composition by sector: agriculture: 55%
services: 34% [2000 est.]
Labor force: 15 million [2006 est.]
Budget: revenues: $700 million
expenditures: $2 billion [2006 est.]
Agriculture - products: coffee, sugar, palm oil, rubber, tea, quinine, cassava [tapioca], palm oil, bananas, root crops, corn, fruits wood products
Industries: mining [diamonds, gold, copper, cobalt, coltan zinc], mineral processing, consumer products [including textiles, footwear, cigarettes, processed foods and beverages], cement, commercial ship repair
Exports: $1.587 billion f.o.b. 
Exports - commodities: diamonds, copper, crude oil, coffee, cobalt
Exports - partners: Belgium 29.3%, China 21%, Brazil 12.3%, Chile 7.8%, Finland 7.2%, US 4.9% 
Imports: $2.263 billion f.o.b. 
Imports - commodities: foodstuffs, mining and other machinery, transport equipment, fuels
Imports - partners: South Africa 17.7%, Belgium 10.9%, France 8.5%, Zimbabwe 8.1%, Zambia 6.9%, Kenya 6.8%, Cote d'Ivoire 4.4% 
Currency (code): Congolese franc [CDF]
Exchange rates: Congolese francs per US dollar - NA , 464.69 , 437.86 , 401.04 , 405.34 
Airports: 237 
Railways: total: 5,138 km
narrow gauge: 3,987 km 1.067-m gauge [858 km electrified] 125 km 1.000-m gauge 1,026 km 0.600-m gauge 
Merchant marine: total: 1 ship [1000 GRT or over] 1,004 GRT/1,640 DWT
by type: petroleum tanker 1
foreign-owned: 1 [Congo, Republic of the 1] 
Ports and terminals: Banana, Boma, Bukavu, Bumba, Goma, Kalemie, Kindu, Kinshasa, Kisangani, Matadi, Mbandaka
|Trade Leads of companies wanting to do business with Congo|
- Water Filling Machine Liquid Filling Machine - Nina790225 ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Tue 08 Jul, 2008 6:29 am - product description
cgf series full automatic washing filling and capping 3 in 1 machines
this series of machines are used for packing the p...
Targeted Countries: Congo Burkina Faso
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Targeted Countries: Belgium Congo Estonia
- Sell Steel Enamel Bathtub - Bathtubbest ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Fri 11 Jul, 2008 8:12 am - trademark nanhai
place of origin china hebei
handle with or without as clients requirements
material steel enamel
length 1500 1700
Targeted Countries: Cyprus Congo Libya
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we specialize in 3d panel plant eps line wire mesh welding lines expanded metal mesh machi...
Targeted Countries: Congo Morocco Slovakia
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Targeted Countries: Congo Gambia Kenya
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call or email for more info i can...
Targeted Countries: Cameroon Gambia Congo
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Targeted Countries: Chile Congo India
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Targeted Countries: Congo Cameroon
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we professional produce and export the fecing from 1992 looking forward to cooperation with you ...
Targeted Countries: Colombia Congo Cook Islands
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Targeted Countries: France Belgium Congo
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Targeted Countries: Cameroon Congo Cote DIvoire
- Drill Pipe Api 5d Drilling Tools - eddieliu ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Fri 31 Jul, 2009 7:31 am - api 5d amp amp 7 standard drill pipe
outsider diameter 2 3 8 quot 3 1 2 quot 4 quot 5 1 2 quot 6 5 8 quot
type eu iu ieu
grade e75 g...
Targeted Countries: Congo Colombia Azerbaijan