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Business in Chad, N'Djamena

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Chad. 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

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 kilometres)
    2. Port of Pointe Noire (Congo)

Chadian Preferential Trade Agreements:

  1. Chad and the Central African Economic Area
  2. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  3. Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC)
  4. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  5. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA)
  6. Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (TPS-OIC)
  7. US-Chad
    1. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
  8. EU-Chad
    1. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou Agreement)
    2. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
  9. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  10. G5-Sahel
  11. Niger Basin Authority

(*) The sectoral analysis of each sector is only available in French.

The objectives of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Chad” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Chadian economy and foreign trade
  2. To know the business 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
The Subject “Doing Business in Chadbelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: Islamic Business, African Business, World Trade
  2. Diploma: Business in Central Africa
  3. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade, Muslim Countries

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  1. Credits of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Chad”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

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Description of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Chad.

Located in the heart of Africa, the Republic of Chad is a link between North Africa (Maghreb) and Sub-Saharan Africa.

  1. Population of the Republic of Chad: 11.5 million people
  2. Area of Chad: 1,267,000 square kilometres
  3. Official languages: Arabic, French, and Ngambai
  4. Currency of Chad: CFA Franc
  5. Capital of Chad: N'Djamena
  6. Largest Chadian cities: N'Djamena, Moundou, Sarh, Abéché, and Kélo
  7. Borders of Chad: Niger, Libya, Sudan, the Central African Republic, Cameroon, and Nigeria
  8. Independence from France: 1960

More information about Chad (African Portal - EENI Global Business School).

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Main religions in Chad:

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

Chad belongs to the Central African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Economy of the Republic of Chad:

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

  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: fibre optic from the Gulf of Guinea to Nigeria and Sudan
  4. Peace agreements with Sudan
  5. Significant investment in the Chadian petrol sector.
    1. Esso Chad: has invested 8 billion dollars in the Doba exploration field
  6. President: Déby, substantial efforts to the Chad development, opening the Chadian Economy
  7. Top Chadian economic sectors are petrol and agriculture (45% of the GDP)
  8. Chadian GDP: 28 billion dollars
  9. GDP growth rate: 11%
  10. Chadian inflation: 4.2%
  11. Top Chadian Resources are petrol, salt, and copper mines

Foreign 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

Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC)

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.

Bank of Central African States (e-Master)

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.

Economic Organisations. The Republic of Chad is a member of the:

  1. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  2. Islamic Development Bank
  3. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  4. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  5. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  6. African Union (AU)
  7. African Development Bank
  8. Africa (Chad)-Asia Strategic Partnership
  9. Africa (Chad)-BRICS
  10. OIF
  11. Forum Africa-People's Republic of China
  12. Africa-India Economic Cooperation
  13. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  14. United Nations (UN)
  15. World Bank (WB)
  16. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  17. International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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