Chad

Chad ranked No. 174 in total trade value through May with a total of $25 million. Exports totaled $24.05 million and Imports totaled $958,751, a surplus of $23.09 million.

U.S. trade with Chad rose to $21.04 million through May

Chad’s trade with the United States rose to $21.04 million through the first five months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 72.65 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Chad increased 9.89 percent while U.S. imports from Chad fell 98.9 percent. The U.S. surplus with Chad was $19.75 million.

Through May, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Houston Int’l Airport; No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga.; and No. 5 Port of Virginia. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Port Arthur, Texas; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 82.53 percent of Chad’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 157.79 percent to $6.11 million.
    Exports rose 175.95 percent to $6.07 million. Imports fell 75.78 percent to $41,459.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston fell 73.65 percent to $5.22 million.
    Exports fell 73.65 percent to $5.22 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Houston Int’l Airport rose 128.92 percent to $3.93 million.
    Exports rose 128.56 percent to $3.93 million. Imports totaled $6,261.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 51.5 percent to $3.68 million.
    Exports fell 51.52 percent to $3.68 million. Imports totaled $1,429.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Virginia totaled $1.69 million.
    Exports totaled $1.69 million. There were no imports.

Chad ranked No. 174 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 145.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.48 trillion, down 64.27 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 64.62 percent to $582.11 billion; imports dropped 64.04 percent to $898.44 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada; Mexico; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $316.33 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $853.23 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Chad by value through May were the categories of Acrylic polymers; Commercial vehicles; Laser-based medical equipment, parts; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; and Miscellaneous machines, parts, respectively. They accounted for 67.05 percent of total exports to Chad.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Chad –– Lac; Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resins and Bal 1301; Returned exports, without change; Coins; Pearls, Natural or Cultured, Not Strung or Se 7101; and Cell phones, related equipment –– accounted for 98.32 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Acrylic polymers totaled $5.26 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Commercial vehicles totaled $4.51 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Laser-based medical equipment, parts rose 140877 percent compared to last year to $4.5 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents rose 14552 percent compared to last year to $1.1 million.
  • Miscellaneous machines, parts rose 503.57 percent compared to last year to $753,321.

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

  • Lac; Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resins and Bal 1301 fell 33.77 percent compared to last year to $833,147.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 37.6 percent compared to last year to $65,032.
  • Coins rose 190.41 percent compared to last year to $28,910.
  • Pearls, Natural or Cultured, Not Strung or Se 7101 totaled $9,075. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 98.21 percent compared to last year to $6,490.

In the latest annual figures available, Chad recorded $217.48 million in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to Chad were $ 84.65 million and imports from Chad were $132.84 million. The U.S. deficit with Chad was $48.19 million.