Bitumen Supplier in Congo | Bitumen Price Congo

 

Construction outlook in Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo are two western African countries retaining 2.687.409 km² and vast road networks. Highways and roads expansion have been inevitable since 2012 and the Africa Infrastructure Development Plan. Each year, one city is selected to be the beneficiary of a vast program of construction, including roads, highways and airports.


 
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After drastic economic damages rising in 2020 due to the covid-19 pandemic, the Congolese economy is expected to rebound in 2021 and 2022 if the world economy does. Real GDP should grow 1.2% in 2021 and 1.5% in 2022. Growing GDP proposes the expansion of roads and highways. Although Congo already owns 82,000 km of paved roads, the quality is the missing piece of them. Therefore, the country requires a massive amount of bitumen to develop and maintain the network per year. Bitumen price and import are likely to rise in the country accordingly.

 

Buy Bitumen in Congo

Major ports of Boma and Matadi are the compatible ports of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with bitumen and petrochemicals containers. In the Republic of the Congo, the major port of Pointe Noire also receives exported petrochemicals. Considering the facilities and restrictions of the three ports, New Steel Drum and 1 MT Jumbo Bag in Steel Cage are the finest packagings of bitumen.

Expanding and maintaining the roads of the Democratic Republic of the Congo requires 160,000 tons of penetration grade bitumen 60/70 in New Steel Drum annually. The measure is 100,000 tons for the Republic of the Congo.

Construction sites in both DR Congo and the Republic of the Congo favor 60/70, 80/100, Vg-30 and Vg-40 over other bitumen grades. However, Infinity Galaxy, a professional bitumen supplier in Congo, provides all bitumen grades at the customer’s request. Our clients, in Pointe Noire, receive the bitumen cargo in 23 days from Jebel Ali port. The transit time is 37 days for the port of Matadi.


 

Mandatory Export Documents

Infinity Galaxy experts prepare all the essential document for shipping and customs. We spare no effort to ensure on-time documents delivery. You can see a list of required documents in Congo below.

Pro Forma Invoice (PI): It is the primary approval of our deal and shows that we have agreed to sell a certain amount of specific bitumen at the negotiated price to a client in Congo. 

Commercial Invoice (CI): CI is a crucial export document for customs clearance. The document illustrates the purchased products, their value, and shipping costs in details.

Packing List: The Packing List contains information about the dimensions and weight of exported goods. It is also crucial for customs clearance.

Certificate of Origin of UAE Chamber of Commerce: It certifies that the exported goods are qualified to be exported and is specifically issued by the UAE Chamber of Commerce.

Original Bill of Lading (BL or BOL): The bill of lading contains transportation information such as the terms and conditions. The shipping agency is in charge of preparing the BL.

FERI Certificate: It is an essential import license for both the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo. FERI stands for Fiche Electronique de Renseignement à I'Importation. OFIDA, the customs authority in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), requires FERI certificate to identify, control, track and forecast the traffic of imported goods.

FERI Certificate Sample

Cargo Insurance: The insurance is crucial before the cargo journey and it has to be from a top international insurance company.

Inspection Certificate: Inspection Certificate by Geochem or Bureau Veritas (BV)

Infinity Galaxy, Bitumen Supplier in Congo