Benin Trade Summary

2010 Data

Benin exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Benin

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 534
No. Of products: 418
No. Of partners: 72
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,134
No. Of products: 2,615
No. Of partners: 143

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...111,214.15
Semi-milled or wholl ...91,129.84
Frozen cuts and offa ...72,404.08
Petroleum oils, etc, ...36,000.76
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...25,356.16
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Semi-milled or wholl ...312,739.83
Petroleum oils, etc, ...288,080.22
Palm oil (excl. crud ...126,748.97
Electrical energy113,353.75
Frozen cuts and offa ...79,327.42

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Nigeria226 42.33
China53 10.02
India25 4.65
Ghana22 4.05
Chad21 3.95
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France314 14.70
China218 10.21
Thailand184 8.64
Togo170 7.95
Netherlands121 5.69

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials263 49.26 222 10.41 17.74
Intermediate goods88 16.53 442 20.74 8.16
Consumer goods153 28.68 1,226 57.46 12.62
Capital goods30 5.53 237 11.09 9.54

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.14
Index of export market penetration: 1.42
World Growth: 10.43
Country Growth: 83.67

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 2
Maximum Rate (%): 20
Simple Average (%): 13.35
Weighted Average (%): 11.84
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 135,189.35
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 6.55

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 6,970
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 760.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -13.42
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -935.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 12.79
Trade (% of GDP): 60.99