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Chad

Chad FlagAGOA 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 77th largest goods trading partner with $2.4 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2014. Goods exports totaled $66 million; goods imports totaled $2.3 billion. The U.S. goods trade deficit with Chad was $2.3 billion in 2014.

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Chad supported an estimated 3 hundred jobs in 2014.

Exports

Chad was the United States' 159th largest goods export market in 2014.

U.S. goods exports to Chad in 2014 were $66 million, up 60% ($25 million) from 2013 and up 60% from 2004.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: machinery ($25 million), electrical machinery ($8 million), optical and medical instruments ($7 million), iron and steel products ($5 million), and cereals ($4 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Chad totaled $7 million in 2014. 

Imports

Chad was the United States' 64th largest supplier of goods imports in 2014.

U.S. goods imports from Chad totaled $2.3 billion in 2014, down 5.3% ($131 million) from 2013, but up 208% from 2004.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: mineral fuels ($2.3 billion), vegetable saps and extracts ($10 million), special other ($105 thousand), special other ($9 thousand), and art and antiques ($6 thousand).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Chad totaled $2 thousand in 2014. 

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade deficit with Chad was $2.3 billion in 2014, a 6.4% decrease ($156 million) over 2013. 

Investment

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.