Republic of Congo

Bata Company started selling shoes here in the late 1930s, and continued its activities in the post-war decades.

  • In 1938, Bata owned one store, in Bangui, in the then French Congo
  • Around 1951, Bata´s organisation revived its operation in the country (production, sale)
  • In 1978, the sister company Bata S.A. Congolaise operated in the Republic of Congo
  • In 1987, the company was sold


  • Bata, The Bata Shoe Organisation, 1978
  • Thomas J. Bata, Remmembered, Zlín 2016, ISBN 978-80-7473-398-7
  • Moravský zemský archiv v Brně – Státní okresní archiv Zlín, Česko