US trade with Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 28, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Chad

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Chad was $103.7 million, down 52.78% ($115.9 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $4.7 million, down 58.19% ($6.5 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $99.0 million, down 52.49% ($109.4 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $94.3 million, a 52.16% decrease ($102.9 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Chad was the US 115th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 98th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0111% of US total trade (down from 0.0251% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Chad was the US 178th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 159th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0013% of US total exports (down from 0.0032% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Chad was the US 92nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 76th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0175% of US total imports (down from 0.0395% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Chad

The major share of US exports to Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 43.53% of US total exports to Chad (24.74% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.34% of US total exports to Chad (35.64% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.74% of US total exports to Chad (0.89% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.62% of US total exports to Chad (4.52% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US exports to Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 18.1-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 23.3-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 80.9-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 38.4-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 754.2-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 1,625.1-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 127.6-100.00
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 0.0 0.00 10.0-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4.5 0.10 1,033.1-99.56
39 Plastics and articles thereof 163.6 3.48 387.6-57.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 130.1 2.77 31.1318.66
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4.3 0.09 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 102.7-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6.7 0.14 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 13.3 0.28 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 17.2-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 13.8-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 50.0-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 149.9 3.19 110.335.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 19.5-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 194.3-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 12.6-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 27.7 0.59 73.6-62.35
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 18.9 0.40 0.0
80 Tin and articles thereof 157.5 3.35 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 16.1 0.34 17.8-9.68
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2.5 0.05 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 791.0 16.83 1,173.1-32.57
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 597.4 12.71 998.0-40.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 328.8 6.99 171.891.42
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 200.0 4.25 223.5-10.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 129.2 2.75 215.1-39.96
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 169.5 3.61 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,585.0 33.72 311.8408.42
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 37.8 0.80 8.4351.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 18.1-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 27.6-100.00

US Imports from Chad

The major share of US imports from Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 99.55% of US total imports from Chad (99.84% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in US imports from Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $109.5 million.
US imports from Chad in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 279.2 0.28 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 98,589.5 99.55 208,100.9-52.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 7.1 0.01 0.0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 3.6 0.00 8.6-57.74
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce