Browsing: Investing in DRC

UAE-DRC Gold Mining
  • DRC’s agriculture and vast extractive industry are prime targets for global investors. UAE investors have already struck a deal with the Kivu and Maniema Gold Company (SAKIMA).
  • Investors can expect huge returns with DRC estimated to be Africa’s fastest growing economy at 4.7% this year.
  • Through reforms, Kinshasa has cut business opening process to just three days.

While global economic growth is projected to average between 2.7% and 3.2%, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be Africa’s fastest growing economy posting 4 percent jump this year.

This high rate of economic growth is getting the eye of investors from across the globe who are eyeing DRC’s promising returns in investments. Which begs the question: What is driving investors into DRC? I set out to find out why.

DRC’s key investment areas

According to this year’s Africa’s Macroeconomic Performance and Outlook report by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), the …

Transport infrastructure will help better integrate Africa and increase trade
  • Democratic Republic of Congo will host a major investment summit 27-29 June in Kinshasa
  • Favourable policy changes to be discussed by top government officials
  • President Felix Tshisekedi government reassures investors of security measures


Only three months after joining the East Africa Community (EAC) the Democratic Republic of Congo will this June host its inaugural DRC Investment Summit that will open the doors to Central Africa’s investment opportunities like never before.

Scheduled to take place from 27 – 29 June 2022, the two day summit will feature expert sessions that will highlight investment opportunities in the country. These sessions will provide a one of a kind platform allowing investors to learn of and hold in-depth analysis linked to policy making as well as global supply and demand movements

Organised by the government of the DRC, this inaugural summit is a global meeting place for investment in the Democratic Republic of …