Congo mining revenues jump 147% in first 9 months

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) collected $1.21-billion in revenues from its mining sector over the first nine months of 2018, an increase of 147.4% over the same period last year, finance ministry data showed.

Revenues from the hydrocarbons sector rose 1.4% over that same period to $120.11-million, according to the data seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

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