Demand for resources vary with time & location - Congo

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What percentage of the worlds copper does the DRC hold?
10% of the worlds copper
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What percentage of the worlds cobolt does the DRC hold?
34%
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Outside of copper and cobolt, what other resources does the DRC have?
Gold, Silver, Tin, Uranium, and major offshore oil deposits
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With the DRC's huge water systems, what does it have huge potential for?
HEP energy
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What is the life expectancy of people in the DRC?
49 years
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What is the infant mortality rate of the DRC?
129/1000
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When was the civil war in the DRC?
1998 - 2003
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What is the overall export wealth of the DRC?
$2.6 billion (for 60 million people) - [Compared to $640 billion for the UK, for roughly the same population)
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What percentage of the population is below the poverty line in the DRC
70%
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How much of the DRC's copper is exported?
56%
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Why is the DRC's economy highly dependant on the world markets?
Highly reliant on primary exports
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