• The maritime segment accounts for 70% of the international trade. Cargo comes into Central Africa and leaves that part of the continent through the port of Pointe-Noire, whose natural location made of the Republic of Congo a country of transit. The main advantages of the port of Pointe-Noire are: its modern infrastructure, its privileged geographical position, and its safe entrance.

  • The rail traffic constitutes the backbone of the Congolese economy, because it is far from being to the height of its ambitions. With the result that it has influenced negatively the principal macro-economical indicators of Congo during the last years. For this reason, the forest owners of the bassin of the Congo river for example have chosen alternative ways for exporting their products.











  • The Congolese roads network is very little developed. It currently consists of: 1230 km of main roads and 18770 km of secondary roads. The bad condition and the closing of certain roads have made it difficult to move goods and people. The road traffic however is very important for the transport of wood and other products, certainly around Pointe-Noire, Brazzaville and Pokola.



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