Chad

Chad ranked No. 144 in total trade value through November with a total of $209.01 million. Exports totaled $76.96 million and Imports totaled $132.05 million, a deficit of $55.09 million.

January – November 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $209.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Port Arthur, Texas $127,101,818
2Port of Houston $29,077,178
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,365,531
4Port of New York $7,205,772
5Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $5,154,334
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $5,067,280
7Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $4,306,703
8Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. $3,829,880
9Port of Virginia $3,771,353
10Port of Newark $3,040,791

U.S. trade with Chad rose to $209.01 million through November

Chad’s trade with the United States rose to $209.01 million through the first 11 months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 60.26 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Chad increased 57.72 percent while U.S. imports from Chad fell 72.33 percent. The U.S. deficit with Chad was $55.09 million.

Through November, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Port Arthur, Texas; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 4 Port of New York; and No. 5 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. No. 2 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish No. 3 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. No. 4 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 85.12 percent of Chad’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Port Arthur, Texas totaled $127.1 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $127.1 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 319.3 percent to $29.08 million.
    Exports rose 319.3 percent to $29.08 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 21.41 percent to $9.37 million.
    Exports fell 21.41 percent to $9.37 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of New York rose 230.87 percent to $7.21 million.
    Exports rose 230.87 percent to $7.21 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas fell 10.74 percent to $5.15 million.
    Exports fell 10.74 percent to $5.15 million. There were no imports.

Chad ranked No. 144 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 115.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.81 trillion, down 1.42 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 1.32 percent to $1.51 trillion; imports dropped 1.48 percent to $2.3 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $786.7 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $800.89 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Chad by value through November were the categories of Oil-based dyes for paints; Electric generating sets, rotary converters; Prepared foods, beverages; TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders; and Binders for found molds; chemical products, respectively. They accounted for 59.04 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; Computer parts; and Value added to a returned import –– accounted for 99.86 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Oil-based dyes for paints rose 89.78 percent compared to last year to $17.53 million.
  • Electric generating sets, rotary converters rose 47.16 percent compared to last year to $12.08 million.
  • Prepared foods, beverages rose 93.29 percent compared to last year to $5.61 million.
  • TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders rose 89115 percent compared to last year to $5.21 million.
  • Binders for found molds; chemical products fell 9.11 percent compared to last year to $5.01 million.

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

  • Oil fell 73.02 percent compared to last year to $127.1 million.
  • Lac; Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resins and Bal 1301 rose 0.13 percent compared to last year to $3.68 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 29.24 percent compared to last year to $607,660.
  • Computer parts totaled $272,484. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 40.81 percent compared to last year to $203,938.

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.