Trade in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kinshasa

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Foreign Trade and Business in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kinshasa



Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa) (Central Africa, Masters in Foreign Trade)

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a Central African Country

  1. Kinshasa is the political and administrative capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the largest Congolese city (9.3 million people)
    1. Kinshasa has the largest African River port
  2. Other Congolese cities are Lubumbashi, Mbuji-Mayi, Kananga, Kisangani, Bukavu and Goma
  3. The nine Congolese socio-economic cities are Baraka, Bandundu, Beni, Boma, Butembo, Likasi, Mwene-Ditu, Uvira and Zongo.
  4. Main Congolese economic activities are:
    1. Agriculture: coffee, wood (afromosia, ébène, wengé) and rubber
    2. Mining: coltan (70% of the world's coltan), diamonds, cobalt, gold (10% of known world gold reserves), iron ore, bauxite, nickel
    3. Oil exploitation
  5. The Democratic Republic of the Congo has one of the largest equatorial forest areas in the world
  6. Political instability, lack of infrastructure
  7. Corruption problems
  8. Secession risks of Katanga
  9. The Democratic Republic of the Congo share borders with Angola (Cabinda), Burundi (233 kilometres), Uganda (877 kilometres), the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic (Oubangui River in Bangui, Zongo, Bimbo, Mbaiki South-Ubangi), Rwanda (Gisenyi - Goma), South Sudan, Tanzania and Zambia
  10. Congo River delimits the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo
    1. Congo River (4,700 kilometres) is the second river in the world by average flow

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  1. Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, Foreign Trade, International Business, Export Back Office
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Congolese Students: Masters, Business

Albert Bialufu Ngandu: Professor of EENI Business School & HA University in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Albert Bialufu Ngandu, DR Congo (Professor, EENI Business School)

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Others names of the Democratic Republic of the Congo:

  1. Congo, RDC, DR Congo, Congo-Kinshasa
  2. Repubilika ya Kongo Demokratiki in Kikongo
  3. Repubilíka ya Kongó Demokratíki in Lingala
  4. Ditunga dia Kongu wa Mungalaata in Luba-Katanga
  5. Jamhuri ya Kidemokrasia ya Kongo in Swahili
  6. 1908 - 1966: Congo-Leopoldville
  7. 1971 - 1997: Zaire

Amini Kajunju (Congolese businesswoman)

Amini Kajunju (Congolese Businesswoman)

  1. Congolese population: 78 million inhabitants
    1. The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the fourth most populous African Country (behind Nigeria, Ethiopia and Egypt)
    2. RD Congo is the most populous French-speaking country
    3. 2025: 99 million Congolese
    4. Population density: 36 inhabitants/square kilometres
  2. Area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo: 2,345,410 square kilometres
    1. RD Congo is the second largest African Country (after Algeria)

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  1. The Democratic Republic of the Congo obtained the Independence from Belgium in 1960
  2. Calling code: 243
  3. Country code top-level domain: .cd
  4. Currency of the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Congolese Franc (CDF)

Transport and Logistics in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Transport in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (department, capital, area in square kilometres, population in thousands of people):

Business in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Master, Doctorate)

  1. Bas-Uele/Buta/148,331/1,138
  2. Équateur/Mbandaka/103,902/1,528
  3. Upper Katanga/Lubumbashi/132,425/4,617
  4. Haut-Lomami/Kamina/108,204/,957
  5. Haut-Uele/Isiro/89,683/1,864
  6. Ituri/Bunia/65,658/3,650
  7. Kasaï/Luebo/95,631/2,801
  8. Kasaï-Central/Kananga/60,958/3,317
  9. Eastern Kasai/Mbuji-Mayi/9,481/3,145
  10. Kinshasa/Kinshasa/9,965/11,575
  11. Kongo-Central/Matadi/53,920/5,575
  12. Kwango/Kenge/89,974/2,152
  13. Kwilu/Kikwit/78,219/5,490
  14. Lomami/Kabinda/56 426/2 443
  15. Lualaba/Kolwezi/121,308/2,570
  16. Mai-Ndombe/Inongo/127,465/1,852
  17. Maniema/Kindu/132,520/2,333
  18. Mongala/Lisala/58,141/1,740
  19. North Kivu/Goma/59,483/6,655
  20. North-Ubangi/Gbadolite/56,644/1,269
  21. Sankuru/Lusambo/104,331/2,110
  22. South Kivu/Bukavu/65,070/5,772
  23. South-Ubangi/Gemena/51,648/2,458
  24. Tanganyika/Kalemie/134,940/3,062
  25. Tshopo/Kisangani/199,567/2,352
  26. Tshuapa/Boende/132,957/1,600

Economic Integration Organisations (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

  1. Economic Community of Central African States (CEEAC)
  2. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  3. United States-COMESA Agreement
  4. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  5. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement
  6. Nile Basin Initiative
  7. Economic Community of the Great Lakes Region
  8. Great Lakes Region
  9. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  10. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  11. International Organisation of the Francophonie

Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

  1. African Union
  2. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  3. Economic Commission for Africa
  4. African Development Bank

SADC Common Market (Southern African Development Community)

Main Congolese ethnicities:

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo the Bantu group represents 80% of the Congolese population:

  1. Luba (18%)
  2. Mongo (17%)
  3. Kongo (12%)

Religions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo:

  1. Christianity (90% of the Congolese population). Simon Kimbangu (prophet)
    1. Catholicism (50%)
    2. Protestantism
  2. Traditional African Religions

Languages of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The official language of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is French (the most populous francophone country in the world)

  1. 47% of the Congolese speak and write French
  2. In Kinshasa, 92% of the population is francophone
  3. French is the language of the education system, public administration and business

Languages with status of national language:

  1. Kikongo (2 million)
  2. Lingala (to West, vehicular language)
  3. Swahili (to the East, 10 million, vehicular language)
  4. Tshiluba

History of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Elikia M'Bokolo (Congolese historian) was born in Kinshasa.

Elikia M'Bokolo (Congolese Historian)

Higher Education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

LMD System (Course, Master, Doctorate) - Ministry of Higher Education (MESU)

Universities and Higher Education Institutes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a member of:

  1. African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES)
  2. Francophone University Agency (AUF)

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