Current Account in DR Congo
DR Congo - Current AccountIn the wake of longtime President Joseph Kabila’s announcement in August that he would not seek a third term, politicking among his hopeful successors has been ratcheting up. His party will put forward Emmanuel Shadary, a Kabila loyalist. Meanwhile, opposition parties are scrambling to secure their names on the ballot; one leading hopeful was barred from entering the country, while Jean-Pierre Bemba, who had planned to lead a six-party coalition against the incumbents, is awaiting a final verdict on his ineligibility to contest the vote. In the run-up to the long-delayed 23 December elections, economic activity has been firming up on the strength of the extractive sectors, which have been benefiting from a strong global economy.
DR Congo - Current Account Data
|Current Account (% of GDP)||-9.5||-4.8||-3.9||-3.6||-3.1|
5 years of economic forecasts for more than 30 economic indicators.
Source: Central Bank of Congo
DR Congo Facts
|Exchange Rate||1,630||-0.78 %||Sep 20|
|Stock Market||0.4||0.0 %||Sep 20|
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