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Trade in Chad

Chad was the world’s 136th largest exporter of goods and 161st largest exporter of commercial services in 2021. Export values were $2.6 billion USD  and $197 million USD respectively. In terms of imports, Chad is the world’s 150th largest importer of goods and 108th largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $2.7 and $2.1 billion USD respectively in 2021. In 2020, Chad’s trade represents 68.73 per cent of GDP. Chad is part of one Regional Trade Agreement, Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC).
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Republic of Chad





WTO Membership Date

19 October 1996

Legal System

mixed legal system of civil and customary law


Arabic, French

Number of Time Zone(s)


Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.


Central African CFA franc

Exchange Rate

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Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

  • Agence Nationale des Investissement et des Exportations

    Trade promotion organization (TPO)

    [email protected]
  • Chambre de Commerce, d'Industrie, d'Agriculture, des Mines et d'Artisanat

    Chamber of commerce

    [email protected]

Copyright Offices

  • Chadian Copyright Office (BUTDRA)

  • Ministry of Tourism Development, Culture and Handicrafts

Industrial Property Offices

  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry (SNL-OAPI-TCHAD)

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Dr Samuel DIONDOH, Directeur-Adjoint des Services Vétérinaires
    Phone: +(235) 66 29 9314/92 26 66 98

    [email protected]

Additional Information

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Last Reviewed: June, 2023

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