US trade with Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 15, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Chad

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Chad was $117.0 million, down 59.63% ($172.8 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $3.4 million, down 55.87% ($4.3 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $113.6 million, down 59.73% ($168.5 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $110.2 million, a 59.84% decrease ($164.2 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Chad was the US 111th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 91st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0119% of US total trade (down from 0.0353% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Chad was the US 182nd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 170th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0009% of US total exports (down from 0.0022% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Chad was the US 91st largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 73rd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0188% of US total imports (down from 0.0596% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Chad

The major share of US exports to Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 55.91% of US total exports to Chad (80.95% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.20% of US total exports to Chad (3.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.22% of US total exports to Chad (3.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.92% of US total exports to Chad (8.87% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.14% of US total exports to Chad (1.57% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - 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;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - 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;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $4.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US exports to Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 22.3 0.65 22.20.46
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 20.1 0.59 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 662.8-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 330.0 9.68 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 72.4 2.12 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3.0 0.09 0.0
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 14.4 0.42 3.2353.54
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 256.9-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 272.1 7.98 23.21,071.64
40 Rubber and articles thereof 54.9 1.61 0.0
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 3.8-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7.5 0.22 76.1-90.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 31.4 0.92 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 40.2-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 12.4 0.36 0.0
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 29.3-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 318.3 9.34 171.186.07
75 Nickel and articles thereof 50.3 1.48 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7.9 0.23 10.9-27.23
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 175.9 5.16 24.8609.36
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,029.8 30.21 968.56.33
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 638.1 18.71 644.4-0.99
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9.2 0.27 4,100.5-99.78
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 47.7 1.40 106.1-55.10
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 280.8-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 181.5 5.32 154.317.64
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 18.0 0.53 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
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 27.1 0.80 5.7373.59
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 65.1 1.91 121.8-46.53

US Imports from Chad

The major share of US imports from Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 94.58% of US total imports from Chad (98.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.33% of US total imports from Chad (1.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $1.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $169.2 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US imports from Chad in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 6,058.4 5.33 4,700.328.89
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 107,431.6 94.58 276,612.6-61.16
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 52.9 0.05 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 27.5 0.02 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
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 2.0 0.00 1.712.80
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 14.2 0.01 774.9-98.17
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce