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AGOA Status: Chad is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.
Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Chad have no trade or investment agreements.
U.S. - Chad Trade Facts
Chad is currently our 95th largest goods trading partner with $931 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2016. Goods exports totaled $33 million; goods imports totaled $899 million. The U.S. goods trade deficit with Chad was $866 million in 2016.
According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Chad supported an estimated 3 hundred jobs in 2015 (latest data available).
Chad was the United States' 176th largest goods export market in 2016.
U.S. goods exports to Chad in 2016 were $33 million, down 42.0% ($24 million) from 2015 and down 46.5% from 2006.
The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: vehicles ($11 million), special other ($5 million), machinery ($4 million), electrical machinery ($3 million), and tanning dyes, paint, putty ($2 million).
U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Chad totaled $1 million in 2016.
Chad was the United States' 78th largest supplier of goods imports in 2016.
U.S. goods imports from Chad totaled $899 million in 2016, down 31.1% ($405 million) from 2015, and down 53.2% from 2006.
The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: mineral fuels ($888 million), vegetable saps and extracts ($9 million), special other ($2 million), special other ($29 thousand), and furniture and bedding ($13 thousand).
There were no agricultural products imported from Chad in 2016.
- The U.S. goods trade deficit with Chad was $866 million in 2016, a 30.6% decrease ($381 million) over 2015.
Data on U.S. FDI in Chad are unavailable.
No data on Chad's FDI in the U.S. are available.
NOTE: No services trade data with Chad are available.