US trade with Chad in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 14, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Chad in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Chad

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Chad was $69.8 million, down 78.68% ($257.4 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Chad in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $6.4 million, up 74.67% ($2.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Chad in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $63.4 million, down 80.41% ($260.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Chad in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $57.0 million, a 82.18% decrease ($262.9 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Chad was the US 133rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 88th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0071% of US total trade (down from 0.0354% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Chad was the US 172nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 182nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0017% of US total exports (up from 0.0010% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Chad was the US 107th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 70th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0105% of US total imports (down from 0.0576% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Chad

The major share of US exports to Chad in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 73.04% of US total exports to Chad (64.15% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.10% of US total exports to Chad (0.41% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.72% of US total exports to Chad (1.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.06% of US total exports to Chad (2.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Chad in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Chad in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $0.5 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) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US exports to Chad in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 31.0 0.49 24.327.21
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 8.7 0.14 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13.7 0.22 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 27.3 0.43 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 124.9 1.96 32.6283.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 230.3 3.61 4.25,323.59
40 Rubber and articles thereof 23.8 0.37 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 20.5 0.32 23.6-13.10
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6.2 0.10 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.0 0.08 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 38.9 0.61 15.2156.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 92.5 1.45 86.47.03
69 Ceramic products 114.4 1.79 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 2.8 0.04 6.4-56.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 470.3 7.37 3.015,577.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 80.5 1.26 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 11.1 0.17 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 11.2 0.18 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.6 0.06 7.3-50.45
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.7 0.06 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,576.8 24.72 863.582.61
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 1,895.0 29.71 642.7194.83
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 38.0 0.60 83.2-54.30
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 14.5 0.23 520.1-97.21
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,134.0 17.78 232.8387.15
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 8.8 0.14 8.44.95
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 7.1-100.00
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 94.0 1.47 247.0-61.94

US Imports from Chad

The major share of US imports from Chad in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 93.34% of US total imports from Chad (98.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.34% of US total imports from Chad (1.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Chad in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $260.4 million.
US imports from Chad in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,382.6 5.34 3,448.8-1.92
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 59,169.9 93.34 319,586.9-81.49
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.5 0.01 0.0
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 3.2 0.01 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
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 1.6 0.00 2.3-32.03
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce