Uganda and DRC enjoy warm and cordial bilateral relations. The relations between the two countries, especially in the economic sector, continue to grow steadily with huge potential for expansion to other sectors. DRC recently joined the EAC which opened the market to 800 million people.
The summit will be an opportunity to match make Ugandan businesses with Congolese businesses with an overall objective to clinch around $500m worth of investments and increase market access
The resource portfolio of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the newest member of the East African Community, is impressive and unmatched in the region. It has cobalt, gold, diamond, aluminium, copper and other precious minerals; 95 million people, numerous water bodies, vast farmland, rich biodiversity, and the world’s second-largest rain forest.