Benin Trade Summary

1998 Data

Benin exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Benin

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 333
No. Of products: 405
No. Of partners: 87
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 807
No. Of products: 2,458
No. Of partners: 121

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...154,177.10
Uranium ores and con ...99,526.38
Cigarettes containin ...17,869.43
Cotton seeds14,018.72
Gold in unwrought fo ...5,220.10
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...153,748.98
Worn clothing and ot ...39,243.12
Semi-milled or wholl ...31,571.42
Cigarettes containin ...23,463.65
Printed plain cotton ...20,348.70

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France65 19.55
Brazil55 16.41
Niger29 8.71
Thailand16 4.87
Nigeria15 4.50
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France167 20.73
Cote d'Ivoire90 11.17
United Kingdom57 7.07
United States48 5.91
Netherlands41 5.08

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials284 85.31 34 4.20 ...
Intermediate goods14 4.33 196 24.23 ...
Consumer goods33 10.01 470 58.19 ...
Capital goods1 0.35 108 13.38 ...

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.12
Index of export market penetration: 1.53
World Growth: -0.47
Country Growth: -8.84

Tariffs

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Maximum Rate (%): ...
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Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): ...
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Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 2,455
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 370.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -5.41
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -133.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 13.60
Trade (% of GDP): 59.59