Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Chad, including service trade data, and tariffs. In 2018 Chad was the number 138 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 138 in total exports, the number 180 in total imports, and the number 132 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Chad exported $1.53B and imported $737M, resulting in a positive trade balance of $788M. In 2018, Chad's exports per capita were $98.5 and its imports per capita were $47.6.
Trade: The top exports of Chad are Crude Petroleum ($1.32B), Gold ($136M), Insect Resins ($24.7M), Other Oily Seeds ($23.5M), and Raw Cotton ($9.71M). The top imports of Chad are Packaged Medicaments ($46.8M), Crude Petroleum ($33.4M), Industrial Fatty Acids, Oils and Alcohols ($25.2M), Other Edible Preparations ($21.2M), and Broadcasting Equipment ($18.5M).
Destinations: Chad exports mostly to India ($460M), United States ($439M), Netherlands ($320M), United Arab Emirates ($138M), and China ($83.7M), and imports mostly from China ($185M), United Arab Emirates ($113M), France ($88.3M), United States ($46.9M), and Qatar ($33.4M).
Location: Chad borders Cameroon, Central African Republic, Libya, Niger, Nigeria, and Sudan by land.