The decision is a setback for the Swiss commodity trader, which is facing multiple disputes in the central African nation.
Katanga Mining News
Gecamines said on Tuesday that debts owed by Kamoto to Glencore and its subsidiaries at the end of 2017 topped $9 billion.
Katanga is mired in difficulties ranging from the prospect of higher taxes to a mounting legal battle with its Congolese partner, Gecamines.
High levels of debt at mining companies are becoming an increasingly heated issue in Congo, the world’s largest source of cobalt.
Glencore said on Tuesday its Katanga mine in the DRC produced its first copper cathodes on Monday as it restarts after output was suspended in 2015.