Imports (As % of GDP) rose 8.43% to 0.401% in Chad in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | Chad | May 17, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP rose 8.43% to 0.401% in Chad in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Chad reached an all time high of 1.14% in 2002 and an all time low of 0.135% in 1982. When compared to Chad's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Cameroon amounted to 0.226%, 0.330% in Niger, 0.132% in Nigeria and 0.118% in Sudan in 2017.

Chad has been ranked 85th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Imports (As % of GDP) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Algeria % 0.304% 0.319% 0.365% 0.351% 0.327%
Benin % 0.316% 0.338% 0.320% 0.314% 0.343%
Cameroon % 0.300% 0.301% 0.276% 0.240% 0.226%
Central African Republic % 0.234% 0.364% 0.361% 0.357% 0.399%
Chad % 0.391% 0.425% 0.366% 0.370% 0.397%
Egypt % 0.234% 0.227% 0.217% 0.199% 0.293%
Ethiopia % 0.290% 0.291% 0.303% 0.271% 0.235%
Gabon % 0.333% 0.290% 0.279% 0.261% 0.248%
Libya % 0.648% 0.919% 0.743% 0.441% 0.398%
Mali % 0.399% 0.381% 0.396% 0.403% 0.359%
Niger % 0.293% 0.298% 0.305% 0.244% 0.263%
Nigeria % 0.130% 0.125% 0.107% 0.115% 0.132%
South Sudan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.411% 0.262% 0.289% 0.617% ... ... ...
Sudan % 0.149% 0.113% 0.109% 0.125% 0.123%