Wednesday, 01 April 2020
Improving the Business climate in DRC, "the indicator allowed to build improved":   To meet the requirements of flexibility and speed in the process of obtaining the building permit, the Government through the Ministry of Planning and Housing has taken a Ministerial Decree No. CAB / MIN-UH / 023/2018 of the May 31, 2018 amending                                                    Official launch of the activities of the 2th edition of the fair International Agricultural of Kinshasa: Under the initiative of the Provincial Ministry of Agriculture of Kinshasa, the official launch for the 2nd International Agricultural Fair of Kinshasa took place on Wednesday June 14, 2017 at the KEMPISKI FLEUVE CONGO HOTEL. During the ceremony, several speeches were                                                    The Democratic Republic of Congo presents the Doing Business 2018 reforms: Under the patronage of His Excellency BAHATI LUKUEBO, Minister of State, Minister of Planning, the National Agency for the Promotion of Investment organized on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at  Pullman Hotel, a workshop presenting the 2018 Doing Business reforms. Six indicators                                                    “The time for Africa is now – we can’t slow down, we must quicken the pace”: Adesina: India is the perfect place for the African Development Bank to focus on the transformative power of agriculture, Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has told the African, Indian and international press. “India is an inspiration to Africa, in that its Green                                                    Burey Gold expands in Kilo-Moto greenstone belt: Mining company Burey Gold inked an agreement with Emirati firm Medidoc FZE to buy a 60% onterest in Tendao project which comprises five exploration licences covering a total of 1,456 km², in North-Western part of DR Congo. The deal will                                                    DRC will take part at The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit in Nairobi: The Democratic Republic of Congo will take part at The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit in Nairobi, Kenya's capital. The delegation led by the Managing Director of the National Vocational Training Institute (INPP), Maurice Tshikuya                                                    kwilu: sensitization of executives of the public administration on the improvement of the business climate: Executives of the public administration and the private sector in the province of Kwilu and particularly those from Bandundu city, the capital of the province have been sensitized for two days on the reforms implemented to improve the business and                                                    Need to adapt the geological map of the DRC to the understanding of new minerals: Mr. Ikoli, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Minister of Mines, noted the need to adapt the old geological map of 1972 to the understanding of new minerals at the opening of the validation workshop of the new geological map                                                    FIKIN opens its doors this Saturday 16th of July 2016: The fair activities of Kinshasa for the year 2016 will start on Saturday, July 16 and close on 15th August, announced the Director General of the International Fair of Kinshasa (FIKIN), Eugene Bokopolo. The N ° 1 of FIKIN engaged with the                                                    The Government has committed to improving the income of farmers for agricultural growth of at least 6%: The Government of the Democratic Republic Congo is planning to sustainably promoteagricultural and food sectors in priority and develop the agri-business between 2015 and 2016. The aim is to improve farmers' incomes and achieve an agricultural growth of at least 6%                                                   

Cost of Doing Business in DR Congo

Procedure Time to Complete Associated Costs
Obtain cadastral extract
BuildCo needs to obtain the survey map abstract which accompanies the plot occupancy deed.
15 days
Obtain building permit
60 days
USD 2,600
Request a New property Title at the Property Registry
7 days
USD 21
Visit of the property and obtain PV de mise en valeur
15 days
no charge
Obtain the New Property Title
7 days
no charge
Apply to the water corporation for connection to the water mains
1 day
USD 100
Water corporation inspects the site and prepares an estimate
1 day
no charge
Receive connection to water mains
14 days
no charge
Apply for telephone connection
1 day
CDF 1,120
Phone company inspects the site and prepares and estimate
1 day
no charge
Obtain telephone connection
14 days
USD 280

Getting Electricity

Procedure Time to Complete Associated Costs
Submit application for electricity connection and await and receive external inspection by Sociètè Nationale d'Electricitè (SNEL)
7 calendar days
no charge
Obtain approval for electricity connection (substation) at the Ministry of Energy
7 calendar days
no charge
Hire an electrical contractor and submit plans for private substation at Sociètè Nationale d'Electricitè (SNEL) and await approval of plans
7 calendar days
USD 159.0
Electrical contractor builds private substation
30 calendar days
USD 35,000.0
Sociètè Nationale d'Electricitè (SNEL) carries out external inspection of the private substation
7 calendar days
no charge
Obtain external connection works to connect substation to the network of SNEL, installation of meter and final connection
7 calendar days
USD 16,683.8

Rates Electric Energy for High and Medium Voltage Subscribers
High Voltage Hydraulic Sector

Power (MW) Rates (USD/KMW)
From 1 to 9,9 MW
From 10 to 29,9 MW
From 30 to 80 MW
Above 1 to 9,9 MW

Medium Voltage

Two-part rates average reference rate of 0,098 USD/ Kwh for all clients in this category. These clients are mainly those using rotating machines (motors, compressors, etc.)

For clients using electric resistance to melt metals, rates are as described below :

Power (MW)  

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