Republic of the Congo: Trade freedom

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 Republic of the Congo

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 56
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2023
 Average 51
 Min - Max 25 - 62
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for the Republic of the Congo from 1996 to 2023. The average value for the Republic of the Congo during that period was 51 points with a minimum of 25 points in 1998 and a maximum of 62 points in 2015. The latest value from 2023 is 56 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 175 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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Republic of the Congo - Trade freedom - recent values

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Republic of the Congo - Trade freedom - historical chart - 1996-2023




The Trade Freedom index for the 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).


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 30 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 13 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 80 2023 points
 Business freedom 32 2023 points
 Labor freedom 44 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 81.80 2023 points
 Trade freedom 56 2023 points
 Investment freedom 35 2023 points
 Financial freedom 30 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 48 2023 index points
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