In the first detailed analysis of DRC's economy in 25 years, numbers show the country is set to grow by almost seven percent, key to drawing foreign investment, advancing trade and boosting the private sector. Read More >>
Maintaining economic stability in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the best opportunity in more than a quarter of a century for the country to return to economic prosperity.
DRC’s economy is set to grow by 6-7 percent per year for 2013 and 2014.
Youth are key to development in the DRC. They must have employment opportunities in order to keep the country on a positive growth path.
The size, resources, and location of the DRC have an impact on all of Central Africa and the continent more broadly. The country has unexplored mining resources, massive agricultural potential, and a population of more than 60 million inhabitants.
DRC government officials and the private sector must ensure that environmental safeguards are in place to protect one of the most important ecosystems on the planet.
Transparency and accountability are the primary challenges facing the Government as it strives to maintain economic and political stability.
Economic growth potential is largely dependent on commodities, technology, careful governance and vigilant economic management in the near term.
Economic growth provides the best opportunity for the country to attract foreign investment, boost trade, and encourage small farmers and entrepreneurs to increase production.