Working in the DRC

Population 72 million
Capital Kinshasa
Language French (Official), Lingala, Kingwana, Kikongo, Tshiluba
Currency Congolese Franc (CDF)
Government Type Semi-presidential republic
Capital City Kinshasa
GDP Growth

2007 - 6.3%

2008 - 6.2%

2009 - 2.7%

Key Industries Mining (diamonds, gold, copper, cobalt, coltran, zinc), mineral processing, consumer products (including textiles, footwear, tobacco , processed foods and beverages), cement, commercial ship repair