PESA Editorial - DRC - 1Q2017/18

Impact of Slow Global Growth on the DRC

Despite the abundance of mineral resources in the DRC, the country has struggled to curb rising levels of poverty and unemployment. Additionally, falling global commodity prices, combined with slow economic growth in China, have negatively impacted the DRC’s economic growth in the past year.

A “round up” on the ending financial previous year

DRC 2016 Political Economy Review

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the second largest country on the continent and has the third largest population in Africa. The DRC is also renowned for its mineral resource endowment.