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Business in Chad. Chadian Economy, N'Djamena


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Syllabus of the Subject

Foreign Trade and Business in Chad: African oil exporter. N'Djamena

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Chad (Central Africa)
  2. Chadian Economy
  3. International Trade of Chad
  4. Business and Investment Opportunities in Chad
    1. Industry
    2. Energy
    3. Tourism
    4. Agriculture, livestock, and fisheries
    5. Mining
  5. National Agency for Investment and Export
  6. Access to the Chadian Market
  7. Business Plan for Chad

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in Chad” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Chadian Economy and Global Trade
  2. To know the trade opportunities in Chad
  3. To explore the Chadian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Chadian Trade Agreements
  5. To develop a business plan for the Chadian Market

African Student, Doctorate, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Chad” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate: Islamic Business, African Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Business in Central Africa.

Master in Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

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Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English or Study Doctorate in International Business in French Tchad Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Chade Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Chad.

  1. Credits of the subject “Doing Business in Chad”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans)

International Trade and Business in Chad.

Online Diploma: Business in Central Africa

The Republic of Chad: a new African petrol exporter.
Petrol: 90% of the Chadian exports.

Transport and Logistics in Africa. Corridors, ports

Transport and Logistics in Chad

  1. Trans-African Roads;
    1. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor
    2. Trans-Sahelian Highway
    3. N’Djamena-Djibouti Corridor
  2. Nearest ports to Chad:
    1. Port of Douala (Cameroon) (1,060 kilometers)
    2. Port of Pointe Noire (Congo)

Trans-Sahelian Highway: Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, and Chad

African Economic Integration

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO
    1. GATS
    2. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary Measures
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    5. Agreement on Safeguards
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement
  2. Is not a member of the WCO
    1. Kyoto Convention

African Institutions (AU, AFDB, AUDA-NEPAD, UNECA)

  1. Economic Commission for Africa
  2. African Union
    1. AU Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption (not signed)
    2. AUDA-NEPAD
  3. African Development Bank
  4. Africa-Asia Partnership
  5. Africa-Korea Partnership
  6. Africa-India Cooperation
  7. Africa-BRICS
  8. Africa-Turkey Partnership

Islamic Organizations. The Republic of Chad is a member of the:

  1. Islamic Development Bank
  2. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  3. BADEA
  4. OIC

Globalization and International Organizations

Global Organizations. The Republic of Chad is a member of the:

  1. UN
  2. WB
  3. WTO
  4. IMF
  5. International Organization of the Francophonie

  1. Located in the heart of Africa, the Republic of Chad is a link between North Africa (Maghreb) and Sub-Saharan Africa
  2. Population of the Republic of Chad: 11.5 million people
  3. Area of Chad: 1,267,000 km²
  4. Official languages: Arabic, French, and Ngambai
  5. Currency of Chad: CFA Franc
  6. Capital of Chad: N'Djamena
  7. Largest Chadian cities: N'Djamena, Moundou, Sarh, Abéché, and Kélo
  8. Borders of Chad: Niger, Libya, Sudan, the Central African Republic, Cameroon, and Nigeria
  9. Independence from France: 1960

More information about Chad (EENI African Business Portal).

Main Religions in Chad:

  1. Islam (44%)
  2. Christianity (33%)
  3. African Traditional Religions (23%)

Islam and Global Business. Islamic Economic Areas Christianity and Global Business (Catholicism, Protestantism)

Chad belongs to the Central African Economic Area.


Economy of the Republic of Chad:

  1. Chad is a Sahel-Saharan land-locked country
  2. Almost 85% of the Chadian exports pass through the port of Douala
  3. Two telecommunication projects: fiber optic from the Gulf of Guinea to Nigeria and Sudan
  4. Peace agreements with Sudan
  5. Significant investment in the Chadian Oil sector.
    1. Esso Chad: has invested 8 billion dollars in the Doba exploration field
  6. Top Chadian economic sectors are petrol and agriculture (45% of the GDP)
  7. Chadian GDP: 28 billion dollars
  8. GDP growth rate: 11%
  9. Chadian inflation: 4.2%
  10. Top Chadian Resources are petrol, salt, and copper mines

Global Trade and Business in Chad:
International Trade and Business in Chad

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

International Trade of Chad

  1. Since 2003, the Republic of Chad is one of the petrol-exporting countries
  2. Petrol: 90% of the Chadian exports
  3. Creation of the National Agency for Investment and Export
  4. Chad is a mainly an importing country because of its geographical isolation. However, the Republic of Chad has an undeniable export potential
  5. The main exports of the Republic of Chad, furthermore of petrol, are cattle and Arabic gum (Chad is the second-largest producer, behind Sudan)
  6. The Republic of Chad mainly export to Europe (especially to Portugal), Germany, and France (65% of exports)
  7. Other export markets are Nigeria, Spain, Slovakia, Taiwan, Poland, and Morocco

Djibouti-N’Djamena Corridor: Sudan, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Djibouti, and Chad

Chad, through its membership to the Bank of Central African States (BEAC), is part of the FCA Franc Monetary Zone. The CFA Franc, issued by the Bank of Central African States; it is fully convertible into Euros.

TBC Logistics (CHAD). Founded in 1963 in Bangui (capital of the Central African Republic), Transport Banos and Co. (TBC) is now present throughout the African continent. The operations are coordinated from Douala, Cameroon. TBC has a network of offices and agents covering Africa including Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Nigeria, Guinea, Benin, and South Africa.


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