Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionCentral Africa
Capital CityN Djamena
Government TypeSemi-Presidential Republic
Official LanguagesArabic, French
CurrencyCentral African CFA franc, XAF
Phone Code +235
Important CitiesAbou-Deïa, Adé, Adré, Am Dam, Amdjarass, Am Timan, Aouzou, Arada, Ati, Baïbokoum, Bardaï, Bébédjia, Béboto, Beinamar, Bénoye, Béré, Biltine, Bitkine, Bokoro, Bol, Bongor, Bousso, Djédaa, Doba
National DayRepublic Day (Nov-28)
GDP (nominal)USD 12.596 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking182
Primary IndustriesAgriculture,Micro-economic trend
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsLibya, Sudan, Central African Republic, Cameron, Nigeria, Niger
Member of(African Union), ( Organisation internationale de la Francophonie), ( Organisation of Islamic Cooperation), ( United Nations)
Major ExportsGems & Jewellery, Edible Oils & Seeds, Silk & Textiles, Vegetables and Related Products, Toys and Games, Electrical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Chemical Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Aviation Vehicles, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Other Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Plastics and Products, Books and Papers
Major ImportsElectrical Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Gems & Jewellery, Cereals & Pulses, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Chemical Products, Plastics and Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Silk & Textiles, Cosmetics and Accessories, Other Products, Rubber and Products
Total Exports ValueUSD 4.741 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 1.132 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 3.609 Billion (Excess)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with Indiai) GOI donated 5,000 metric tonnes of rice to Chad in 2004. ii) EXIM Bank, India has extended three Lines of Credit [LOC] under Government of India(GOI) - supported LOC to Republic of Chad. a) LOC of USD 50 million: EXIM Bank has extended a GOI- LOC of USD 50 million to Government of Chad for financing a Cotton yarn plant, a bicycle plant, an Industrial transport equipment and rolling plant mill, Agro-processing plants for Tomato & Mango and Irrigation equipment in Chad. The LOC Agreement was signed on August 29, 2005 and made effective on September 27, 2005. The LoC has since been fully disbursed and projects completed.
Major Exports to IndiaSilk & Textiles, Vegetables and Related Products, Electrical Products, Railway and Locomotives, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Aviation Vehicles, Marine Vessels, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Cosmetics and Accessories, Music and Instruments, Arms and Ammunitions, Household Items & Products, Toys and Games, Other Products, Art and Antiques, Live Animals and Animal Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products
Major Imports from IndiaPharmaceutical Products, Cereals & Pulses, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Cosmetics and Accessories, Machinery & Appliances, Silk & Textiles, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Other Products, Chemical Products, Electrical Products, Fashion and Apparel, Gems & Jewellery, Rubber and Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Arms and Ammunitions
India's Imports ValueUSD 6.14 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 57.5 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 51.36 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for ChadHonorary Consulate General of India (Under High Commission of India in Nigeria)
H.E.Mr. Badaoui TIDJANI
Honorary Consul
Po Box 602 N'Djamena, Rep. of Chad
235 66 200 400

High Commission of India
H.E. Shri G. Balasubramanian
Honourable High Commissioner
Plot 364, Cadastral Zone, Off Constitution Avenue, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria

Embassy Details of Chad in IndiaChad
Embassy of the Republic of Chad
H.E. Mrs. Dillah Lucienne
C-12, Anand Niketan New Delhi-110021.
+91-11-41645584 (O)