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REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

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Patent Information

International Arrangements:

  • Paris Convention:  Yes
  • PCT:  Yes
  • ARIPO:  No
  • OAPI:  Yes

Patent protection can only be obtained in the Republic of the Congo by way of a regional OAPI application.

For more details, see OAPI

General Information

  • Area: Approximately 342 000 km²
  • Population: 4.1  million
  • Capital:   Brazzaville
  • Currency:  CFA Franc
  • GDP:  $ 17.45 billion (2010)
  • Domain name extension: .cd
  • Languages: French (official language)
  • Exports: Lumber; plywood; coffee; cocoa; sugar; diamonds; petroleum
  • Imports: Capital equipment; construction materials; foodstuffs
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