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Chad ranked No. 139 in total trade value through March with a total of $72.05 million. Exports totaled $13.87 million and Imports totaled $58.18 million, a deficit of $44.31 million.

U.S. trade with Chad rose to $72.05 million through March

Chad’s trade with the United States rose to $72.05 million through the first three months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 63.75 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Chad’s exports increased 63.16 percent while imports fell 69.42 percent. The U.S. deficit with Chad was $44.31 million.

Through March, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Port Arthur, Texas; No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 Port of Houston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. No. 2 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas No. 3 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish No. 4 Port of Lake Charles, La. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 95.44 percent of Chad’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Port Arthur, Texas totaled $56.91 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $56.91 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 76.76 percent to $5.5 million.
    Exports rose 76.76 percent to $5.5 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 531.49 percent to $2.31 million.
    Exports rose 464.93 percent to $2.07 million. Imports totaled $243,556.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 1100.78 percent to $2.1 million.
    Exports rose 5642.51 percent to $2.06 million. Imports fell 70.44 percent to $41,102.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston fell 32.14 percent to $1.95 million.
    Exports fell 32.14 percent to $1.95 million. There were no imports.

Chad ranked No. 139 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 104.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.01 trillion, up 0.65 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 1.42 percent to $408.22 billion; imports climbed 0.13 percent to $598.47 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $190.25 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $195.16 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Chad by value through March were the categories of Binders for found molds; chemical products; Amplifiers, speakers, microphones; Oil-based dyes for paints; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Low value shipments, respectively. They accounted for 75.76 percent of total exports to Chad.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Chad –– Oil; Lac; Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resins and Bal 1301; Cell phones, related equipment; Value added to a returned import; and Jewelry, parts –– accounted for 99.96 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Chad:

  • Binders for found molds; chemical products totaled $5.01 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Amplifiers, speakers, microphones totaled $2 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Oil-based dyes for paints fell 65.36 percent compared to last year to $1.66 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 9402.4 percent compared to last year to $1.47 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 82.94 percent compared to last year to $368,477.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Chad:

  • Oil fell 70.01 percent compared to last year to $56.91 million.
  • Lac; Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resins and Bal 1301 rose 412.18 percent compared to last year to $917,900.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 1012.13 percent compared to last year to $243,556.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 63.88 percent compared to last year to $47,739.
  • Jewelry, parts totaled $41,102. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Chad recorded $557.06 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New Orleans; Houston; Philadelphia; Mobile; and New York City. Total U.S. exports to Chad were $ 31.51 million and imports from Chad were $525.55 million. The U.S. deficit with Chad was $494.04 million.