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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 73rd largest goods trading partner with $2.7 billion in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2012. Goods exports totaled $37 million; Goods imports totaled $2.7 billion. The U.S. goods trade deficit with Chad was $2.6 billion in 2012.


Chad was the United States' 176th largest goods export market in 2012.

U.S. goods exports to Chad in 2012 were $37 million, up 3.7% from 2011.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2012 were: Machinery ($8 million), Cereals (grain) ($7 million), Electrical Machinery ($4 million), Special Other (articles donated for relief) ($2 million), and Tool, Cutlry ($2 million).


Chad was the United States' 61st largest supplier of goods imports in 2012.

U.S. goods imports from Chad totaled $2.7 billion in 2012, a 16.2% decrease from 2011.

The top import category (2-digit HS) for 2011 was: Mineral Fuel (oil) ($2.7 billion), over 99% of total imports.

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade deficit with Chad was $2.6 billion in 2011, a 16.4% decrease from 2011.