The Republic of Congo is a poor country with more than half of population living below the poverty line and relying on subsistence agriculture. Republic of Congo economy is heavily dominated by the oil industry, which accounts for 90 percent of exports and is a major source of government revenues. Despite being located in one of the most volatile regions in Africa, Republic of Congo has a democratic system and peace lasting for over a decade. On-going reforms on public sector backed by the IMF are expected to bring economic stability and address the country’s main economic challenges: youth unemployment, outdated infrastructure, bureaucracy, corruption and non-diversified industrial sector. This page provides - Republic of the Congo GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Republic of the Congo GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.