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A large number of small companies mainly operating in the informal sector provide road transport and engage in pitiless competition, frequently overloading their trucks.

They are able to accommodate any influx in demand. Road transport costs are generally very high. They vary, but may go up to US$0.15 per tonne/km.,

which is higher than the usual rate in Central Africa of US$0.13 per tonne/km. and more than three times that of US$0.05 per tonne/km. in southern Africa.

(Source: Diagnostic Trade Integration Study, Ministry of trade, small and medium-sized Entreprises, www.worldbank.org)

Most of the transporters included on the following contacts list offer multimodal transport:

 4.2.7 Democratic Republic of Congo Transporter Contact List