Talk:Economy of Chad

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The article is not imported I just checked it is written quite differently, this is the CIA Economic Overview "Chad's primarily agricultural economy will continue to be boosted by major oilfield and pipeline projects that began in 2000. Over 80% of Chad's population relies on subsistence farming and livestock raising for its livelihood. Cotton, cattle, and gum Arabic provide the bulk of Chad's export earnings; Chad began to export oil in 2004. Chad's economy has long been handicapped by its landlocked position, high energy costs, and a history of instability. Chad relies on foreign assistance and foreign capital for most public and private sector investment projects. A consortium led by two US companies has been investing $3.7 billion to develop oil reserves estimated at 1 billion barrels in southern Chad. Oil production came on stream in late 2003."

Though I would advise it be improved as I am trying to expand/improve African articles.


Resources?[edit]

Other than subsistence farming and a bit in the article (and main article) about oil development, does Chad have any economically significant resources? Mineral, agricultural, cultural, tourism, anything? The article seems to indicate no, but I find that difficult to believe. 04:43, 6 February 2008 (UTC)

Templates[edit]

Should "Template:Economy of Chad" be merged with "Template:Chad topics". Biscuittin (talk) 11:34, 3 August 2009 (UTC)

ITC external link on trade data[edit]

Hello everyone, I am working for the International Trade Centre (ITC). I would like to propose the addition of an external link that could lead directly to the specific country’s trade data held by ITC. I would like you to consider this link under the WP:ELYES #3 prescriptions. Moreover, the reliability and the pertinence of this link can be supported by the following facts 1) ITC is part of the United Nations 2) No registration is required 3) Trade data (imports/exports) are regularly updated 4) The link gives direct access to the trade database of the specific country 5) The addition of reliable trade data to the Economy section of the country could provide an appropriate contribution to the information therein contained. Thank you for your attention.Divoc (talk) 19:15, 10 May 2011 (UTC)