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Chad ranked No. 141 in total trade value through June with a total of $136.49 million. Exports totaled $42.49 million and Imports totaled $94 million, a deficit of $51.51 million.

U.S. trade with Chad rose to $136.49 million through June

Chad’s trade with the United States rose to $136.49 million through the first six months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 51.21 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Chad’s exports increased 151.97 percent while imports fell 64.24 percent. The U.S. deficit with Chad was $51.51 million.

Through June, 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 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport. 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 94.92 percent of Chad’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Port Arthur, Texas totaled $92.01 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $92.01 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 439.68 percent to $22.72 million.
    Exports rose 439.68 percent to $22.72 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 21.01 percent to $7.59 million.
    Exports rose 21.01 percent to $7.59 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 425.27 percent to $4.09 million.
    Exports rose 523.91 percent to $3.72 million. Imports rose 100 percent to $361,960.
  • Trade with No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 300.77 percent to $3.16 million.
    Exports rose 360.23 percent to $2.99 million. Imports rose 23.08 percent to $171,159.

Chad ranked No. 141 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 118.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.06 trillion, down 0.14 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.75 percent to $823.61 billion; imports climbed 0.28 percent to $1.24 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 $412.15 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $402.47 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Chad by value through June were the categories of Oil-based dyes for paints; Electric generating sets, rotary converters; Binders for found molds; chemical products; Amplifiers, speakers, microphones; and Civilian aircraft, parts, respectively. They accounted for 77.4 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 99.85 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Oil-based dyes for paints rose 40.91 percent compared to last year to $12.25 million.
  • Electric generating sets, rotary converters rose 145612 percent compared to last year to $12.08 million.
  • Binders for found molds; chemical products rose 49187 percent compared to last year to $5.01 million.
  • Amplifiers, speakers, microphones totaled $2.02 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 193.66 percent compared to last year to $1.53 million.

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

  • Oil fell 64.77 percent compared to last year to $92.01 million.
  • Lac; Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resins and Bal 1301 rose 11.73 percent compared to last year to $1.26 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 78.41 percent compared to last year to $361,960.
  • Computer parts totaled $125,557. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 18.36 percent compared to last year to $107,891.

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.