The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as DR Congo, DRC, DROC, Congo-Kinshasa, or simply the Congo is a country located in Central Africa.
In 2015, the country ranked 20th in the world in the production of coffee beans, and accounts for one of every cup of coffee in the United Sates.
But we have to mentioned that the country is politically unstable with Joseph Kabila as president who has been governing since 2001 after his father Laurent-Desire kabila was murdered.
The main regions where the coffee is produced are also the most dangerous regions in the country.
This situation is a clear explanation of possible challenges in doing business in developing countries.
The country has potentials (natural resources such as for foreign investment and business, but is the risk of doing business is worthy?
Despite the risk, US big firm such as Starbucks are highly invested in the coffee business in the country.
"Small coffee roasters across the U.S. and Europe are forming partnerships with middlemen in Congo who can help open doors with small-scale farmers"
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The worldfactbook: republic of congo