This reticence is symbolized by the appointment of opposition dissident, Bruno Tshibala as Prime Minister.
This choice appeared to be a provocation to the opposition coalition, the "Rassemblement", which supported the candidacy of Félix Tshisekedi, son of the opponent who died in February 2017, Etienne.
The so-called Kamwina Nsapu rebellion has already killed more than 3,300 people, according to the Catholic Church.
While this likely delay is partly due to the government's inability to hold a ballot in the Kivu and Grand Kasai, it is also the result of the President's reluctance to implement the New Year's Eve deal.
Despite a significant risk of liquidity crisis, IMF support, in order to alleviate external accounts, seems to be excluded without stabilization of the political and security situation.
The security situation in the DRC has recently deteriorated.
In 2016, the country suffered from the fall in the prices of exported commodities, chiefly copper prices, and reached a historically low level.
In 2017, growth should pick up slightly, driven in particular by an increase in copper production and a recovery in mining output prices, but should remain relatively sluggish.