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Chad ranked No. 123 in total trade value through February with a total of $67.51 million. Exports totaled $9.52 million and Imports totaled $57.99 million, a deficit of $48.47 million.

U.S. trade with Chad rose to $67.51 million through February

Chad’s trade with the United States rose to $67.51 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 50 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Chad’s exports increased 154.41 percent while imports fell 55.83 percent. The U.S. deficit with Chad was $48.47 million.

Through February, 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; and No. 5 Port of Newark. 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 96.54 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 128.89 percent to $3.2 million.
    Exports rose 128.89 percent to $3.2 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 4787.03 percent to $2.09 million.
    Exports rose 9698.07 percent to $2.05 million. Imports rose 87.68 percent to $41,102.
  • Trade with No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 5163.77 percent to $2.06 million.
    Exports rose 5020.44 percent to $2 million. Imports totaled $56,070.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Newark rose 999.23 percent to $917,900.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 17498 percent to $917,900.

Chad ranked No. 123 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 98.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $650.55 billion, up 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 2.61 percent to $260.05 billion; imports climbed 0.14 percent to $390.5 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 $130.45 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $136.53 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Chad by value through February were the categories of Binders for found molds; chemical products; Amplifiers, speakers, microphones; Civilian aircraft, parts; Misc. iron and steel articles; and Value added to a returned import, respectively. They accounted for 76.15 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 $3.2 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.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 10604 percent compared to last year to $1.36 million.
  • Misc. iron and steel articles rose 5696.59 percent compared to last year to $360,026.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $327,646. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Oil fell 56.62 percent compared to last year to $56.91 million.
  • Lac; Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resins and Bal 1301 rose 1844.04 percent compared to last year to $917,900.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 156.03 percent compared to last year to $56,070.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 218.26 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.