Democratic Republic of the Congo: Trade freedom

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 68
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 60
 Min - Max 49 - 68
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Democratic Republic of the Congo from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Democratic Republic of the Congo during that period was 60 points with a minimum of 49 points in 1995 and a maximum of 68 points in 2022. The latest value from 2024 is 68 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 176 countries is 70 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Trade freedom - Recent values chart

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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Trade freedom - historical chart - 1995-2024




The Trade Freedom index for Democratic Republic of the Congo measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).


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 Property rights 15 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 11 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 93 2024 points
 Business freedom 33 2024 points
 Labor freedom 56 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 65.60 2024 points
 Trade freedom 68 2024 points
 Investment freedom 30 2024 points
 Financial freedom 20 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 48 2024 index points
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