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Congo: Economy. By: Cici Komono. Economy (1). Gross National Product; USD $8,123,000,000 ( 1991). Economy (2). Income comes from: mining, mineral processing, consumer products, metal products, timber, cement industries

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Congo economy

Congo: Economy

By: Cici Komono


Economy 1
Economy (1)

  • Gross National Product; USD $8,123,000,000 (1991)


Economy 2
Economy (2)

  • Income comes from: mining, mineral processing, consumer products, metal products, timber, cement industries

  • Resources: cobalt, copper, niobium, tantalum, petroleum, industrial and gem diamonds, gold, silver, zinc, manganese, tin, uranium, coal, 


Economy 3
Economy (3)

  • Exports-commodities: diamonds, copper, gold, cobalt, wood products, crude oil, coffee

  • China 48.1%, Zambia 21.3%, US 9.5%, Belgium 5.4% (2011)

  • $11.28 billion (2012 est.)

  • Imports-commodities: foodstuffs, mining and other machinery, transport equipment, fuels

  • South Africa 21.7%, China 16.2%, Belgium 8.5%, Zambia 7.1%, Zimbabwe 5.7%, Kenya 4.8%, France 4.7% (2011)

  • $9.237 billion (2012 est.)


Economy 4
Economy (4)

  • Currency- Congolese francs (CDF) per US dollar -920 (2012 est.)

  • Debt- $7.644 billion (31 December 2012 est.)



Physical geography 2
Physical Geography (2)

  • Borders-Burundi, Angola, Central African Republic, Burundi, Sudan,  Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda

  • Terrain-vast central basin is a low-lying plateau; mountains in east

  • Natural hazards-periodic droughts in south; Congo River floods (seasonal); in the east, in the Great Rift Valley, there are active volcanoes


Physical geography 3
Physical Geography (3)

Kinshasa du Boulavard

Hydroelectric dam


Country culture 1
Country Culture (1)

  • Religion-The majority of the Congolese population are Christians, comprising 46-48% Roman Catholics, and 26-28% Protestants. Kimbanguists may represent 16.5%.

  • Recreation-VirungaNational Park in the Virunganoted for lions, elephants, and hippopotamuses, soccer, running,


Country culture 2
Country Culture (2)

  • staples: cassava, corn, and rice, fufu

  • dried and smoked fish are eaten more often than poultry



Country culture 4
Country Culture (4)

  • Although a peace accord was signed in 2003 to end a devastating civil war, violence still rages. Rape is a common tactic of war used by rebel forces and government militias. Widespread violence causes women to lose their homes, families, and livelihood

  • A lot of times in Congolese families parents arrange marriages for their children.


Works cited
Works Cited

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