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Chad

Chad FlagAGOA Status: Chad is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Chad have no trade or investment agreements.

U.S.-Chad Trade Facts

Chad is currently our 75th largest goods trading partner with $2.5 billion in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2013. Goods exports totaled $41 million; Goods imports totaled $2.5 billion. The U.S. goods trade deficit with Chad was $2.4 billion in 2012.

Exports

Chad was the United States' 174th largest goods export market in 2013.

U.S. goods exports to Chad in 2013 were $41 million, up 11.8% from 2012.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2013 were: Machinery ($14 million), Electrical Machinery ($5 million), Iron/Steel ($3 million), Cutlry, Optic, Photo, Medic or Surgical Instruments ($2 million).

Imports

Chad was the United States' 62nd largest supplier of goods imports in 2013.

U.S. goods imports from Chad totaled $2.6 billion in 2013, a 7.6% decrease from 2012.

The top import category (2-digit HS) for 2013 was: Mineral Fuel (oil) ($2.4 billion), LAC, Gums, Resins ($12 million).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade deficit with Chad was $2.4 billion in 2013, a 7.8% decrease from 2012.