Benin Trade Summary

1999 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): 226
No. Of products: 386
No. Of partners: 68
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 691
No. Of products: 2,789
No. Of partners: 125

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...168,929.63
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...15,146.04
Cotton seeds11,650.52
Gold in unwrought fo ...3,858.53
Cigars, cigarillos, ...2,309.73
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...51,923.40
Worn clothing and ot ...44,229.13
Semi-milled or wholl ...22,016.17
Electrical energy20,045.34
Insecticides, put up ...17,986.42

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Brazil41 18.18
India32 14.35
Indonesia21 9.19
Nigeria13 5.69
Thailand11 4.87
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France182 26.33
China43 6.19
United States40 5.84
Netherlands40 5.83
Cote d'Ivoire37 5.39

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials201 89.25 52 7.58 ...
Intermediate goods13 5.87 224 32.43 ...
Consumer goods9 4.11 313 45.30 ...
Capital goods2 0.77 102 14.70 ...

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.10
Index of export market penetration: 1.49
World Growth: 2.52
Country Growth: 1.63

Tariffs

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

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 2,690
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 380.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -17.29
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -465.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 14.67
Trade (% of GDP): 64.67