Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.401 % in 2017 in Chad, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.43 % more than in the previous year.
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 86th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world.