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The top five goods traded between the UK and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRoC) and the Central African Republic (CAR) are listed in the following table, using the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) at 2 digit detail.
No services trade data are available for 2011.
In 2010, the UK exported services to the value of £9 million to the Democratic Republic of Congo and imported services to the value of £8 million. No product breakdown is available. In 2010 Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reported total goods exports of £15 million to the Democratic Republic of Congo and total goods imports of £4 million.
UK exports and imports of services from the Central African Republic were less than £0.5 million in 2010. In 2010 HMRC reported total goods exports of £0.7 million to the Central African Republic and total goods imports of £0.1 million.
|UK exports to DRoC 2011|
|78—Road vehicles (including air cushion vehicles)||9,462,100||40.0|
|59—Chemical materials and products n.e.s.||2,348,600||9.9|
|72—Machinery specialized for particular industries||1,750,100||7.4|
|74—General industrial machinery and equipment and machine parts n.e.s.||1,360,700||5.8|
|UK Imports from DRoC 2011|
|91—Postal packages not classified according to kind||1,263,300||35.4|
|28—Metalliferous ores and metal scrap||1,128,000||31.6|
|24—Cork and wood||672,000||18.8|
|87—Professional, scientific and controlling instruments and apparatus n.e.s.||135,100||3.8|
|UK exports to CAR 2011|
|87—Professional, scientific and controlling instruments and apparatus n.e.s.||108,000||15.7|
|53—Dyeing, tanning and colouring materials||61,300||8.9|
|78—Road vehicles (including air cushion vehicles)||55,500||8.0|
|76—Telecommunications and sound recording and reproducing apparatus and equipment||55,100||8.0|
|UK imports from CAR 2011|
|72—Machinery specialized for particular industries||117,900||93.3|
|89—Miscellaneous manufactured articles n.e.s.||8,500||6.7|
|Notes: 1. Only two product groups were imported from CAR in 2011 2. Data are rounded to the nearest 100. Source: HMRC Overseas Trade Statistics (Goods), ONS Balance of Payments (Services)|