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Benin Trade Summary

2001

Benin exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BENIN 2001

Overall Exports and Imports for Benin 2001

Exports and imports of Benin in 2001 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 204 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 602 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 337 products were exported to 75 countries and 2,551 products were imported from 135 countries.

Benin top 5 Export and Import partners 2001

Top five countries to which Benin exported in 2001 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Benin exports to India worth US$ 56 million, with a partner share of 27.27 percent.
  2. Benin exports to Unspecified worth US$ 23 million, with a partner share of 11.06 percent.
  3. Benin exports to Ghana worth US$ 11 million, with a partner share of 5.24 percent.
  4. Benin exports to Brazil worth US$ 10 million, with a partner share of 5.10 percent.
  5. Benin exports to Indonesia worth US$ 10 million, with a partner share of 4.99 percent.

Top five countries from which Benin imported goods in 2001 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Benin imports from France worth US$ 139 million, with a partner share of 23.04 percent.
  2. Benin imports from China worth US$ 48 million, with a partner share of 7.98 percent.
  3. Benin imports from Togo worth US$ 37 million, with a partner share of 6.22 percent.
  4. Benin imports from Cote d'Ivoire worth US$ 33 million, with a partner share of 5.42 percent.
  5. Benin imports from Ghana worth US$ 29 million, with a partner share of 4.89 percent.

Benin Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2001

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Benin along with trade value are:

  1. Benin exported Cotton, not carded or combed , worth US$ 118,124.94 million.
  2. Benin exported Cashew nuts, fresh or dried , worth US$ 11,088.54 million.
  3. Benin exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 10,175.65 million.
  4. Benin exported Cotton seeds , worth US$ 4,961.35 million.
  5. Benin exported Fresh, chilled or frozen meat and edible offal, , worth US$ 3,564.09 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Benin along with trade value are

  1. Benin imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 75,902.58 million.
  2. Benin imported Worn clothing and other worn articles , worth US$ 30,005.95 million.
  3. Benin imported Cement clinkers , worth US$ 28,515.27 million.
  4. Benin imported Electrical energy , worth US$ 25,589.27 million.
  5. Benin imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 24,985.77 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2001

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2001 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2001

Tariffs imposed by Benin in 2001 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 20 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 14.27 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 12.62 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 33,714.61 and duty free tariff line items share was 2.24 percent.

Development Indicators 2001

Key Development Indicators of Benin in 2001 are below

  • Benin GDP in current US dollar was 3,666 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 530.00 .
  • Benin Trade balance: as % of GDP was -8.52.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -312.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 48.26 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 9.26 .

Trade Indicators 2001

Trade Indicators for Benin in 2001 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.23.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.45.
  • World Growth in percentage was -1.71 and Benin Country Growth was 15.92 .