Democratic Republic of Congo-China Relations

Country profile

GDP: US$47.228 billion

GDP growth: 5.9% (2019) and 6.5% (2020)

Population: 84,068,091 people

Prime minister: Professor Ilunga Ilunkamba

Minister of Foreign affairs: Marie Tumba Nzeza

Ambassador to China: Charles Mumbala Nzanku


Development strategy


Bilateral trade relations

Import from China: $234,580,784 (2008) and $1,772,661,732 (2018)

Export to China: $1,583,860,124 (2008) and $5,682,944,652 (2018)


Key cooperation areas: Infrastructure and loan-to-minerals deals, especially Cobalt