Population: 86.8 million Land Area: 2.3million sq km Main Official Language(s): French Capital: Kinshasa Mining Region(s): Haut-Katanga, Haut-Uele, Ituri, Lualaba, Kasai Occidental, Kasai Oriental, Kongo Central, Maniema, North Kivu and South Kivu Chief of State: Félix Antoine Tshisekedi (since 25 January 2019) Government Type: Semi-Presidential Republic Natural Resources: cobalt, copper, niobium, tantalum, petroleum, industrial and gem diamonds, gold, silver, zinc, manganese, tin, uranium, coal, hydropower, timber Human Development Index Ranking (1 – 189): 179 Source: UNDP GDP, PPP (constant 2017 international $): US$95,291,603 Source: World Bank 2019 GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2017 international $): US$1,098 Source: World Bank 2019 GDP Growth Rate: 4.4 % Source: World Bank 2019 Exports: Refined Copper (US$3.63B), Cobalt (US$3.38B), Copper Ore (US$1.18B), Cobalt Ore (US$853M), and Crude Petroleum (US$386M) Source: OEC 2018 Export partners: China (US$5.51B), Zambia (US$1.36B), United Arab Emirates (US$838M), South Korea (US$612M), and Saudi Arabia (US$518M) Source: OEC 2018 Imports: Packaged Medicaments (US$360M), Delivery Trucks (US$215M), Sulfuric Acid (US$199M), Large Construction Vehicles (US$138M), and Refined Petroleum (US$138M) Source: OEC 2018 Import partners: China (US$1.76B), South Africa (US$1.41B), Zambia (US$819M), Belgium-Luxembourg (US$421M), and Tanzania (US$310M) Source: OEC 2018 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index Score: 18/100 Source: Transparency International 2019 TAXATION RATES Corporate income tax rate: 30% *Notable: a special tax on excess profits of 50% is applied on the profits made when the prices of commodities or materials are experiencing an exception increase (greater than 25% compared to those included in the feasibility study) Source: PWC

ROYALTIES Non-ferrous metals: 3.5% Strategic metals: 10% Precious metals: 3.5% Precious stones: 6% Business Environment Ranking (1 – 190) Ease of Doing Business: 183 Starting a Business: 54 Dealing with construction permits: 144 Getting electricity: 177 Registering property: 159 Paying Taxes: 180 Enforcing Contracts: 178

Source: World Bank 2020


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