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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 (Import, Export) 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 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 (Import, Export, FDI)
  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 “Foreign Trade and 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.

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. Islamic Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC)
  7. United States-Chad
    1. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
  8. European Union-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
  12. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

International Trade Facilitation Programs

  1. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
    1. WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
    2. WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)
    3. WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)
    4. WTO Agreement on Preshipment Inspection (PSI)
    5. WTO Agreement on Safeguards (SG)
    6. WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)
  2. Is not a member of the World Customs Organisation (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC)

African Trade and Economic Organisations

  1. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  2. African Union (AU)
    1. African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption (not signed)
    2. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
  3. African Development Bank (AfDB)
  4. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP)
  5. Africa-Korea Partnership
  6. Africa-Japan Cooperation (TICAD)
  7. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  8. Forum on China-Africa Cooperation
  9. Africa-India Framework for Cooperation
  10. Africa-BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)
  11. Africa-Turkey Partnership

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

  1. Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)
  2. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  3. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  4. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

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

  1. United Nations (UN)
    1. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
    2. International Trade Centre (INTRACEN)
    3. World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)
  2. World Bank (WB)
  3. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  4. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  5. International Organisation of the Francophonie

Republic of Chad

  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 square kilometres
  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 (African Portal - EENI Global Business School).

We Trust in Africa (EENI African Portal)

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): Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, the Central African Republic, 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.

Bank of Central African States (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.

Samples - Business in Chad

Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Congo...

Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), African Initiative of the Great Green Wall

Niger Basin Authority (Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Chad, Guinea, Mali)

Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor (Trans-African Highway): Angola, Chad, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, and Libya

Djibouti-N’Djamena Corridor: Sudan, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Djibouti, and Chad (Road Transport Course)

Trans-Sahelian Highway: Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, and Chad (Road Transport Course Master)



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