Benin Trade Summary

2002 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): 242
No. Of products: 354
No. Of partners: 85
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 725
No. Of products: 2,630
No. Of partners: 121

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...127,138.82
Fresh, chilled or fr ...30,313.42
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...17,236.89
Gold in unwrought fo ...13,261.95
Oil-cake and other s ...5,168.37
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...87,898.40
Worn clothing and ot ...37,500.17
Electrical energy34,060.98
Printed plain cotton ...23,442.22
Frozen cuts and offa ...21,165.60

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India42 17.57
Nigeria36 14.89
Indonesia24 9.96
China16 6.76
Ghana14 5.60
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France174 23.98
China47 6.42
Cote d'Ivoire41 5.61
Ghana40 5.56
Togo36 4.96

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials187 77.36 72 9.93 17.04
Intermediate goods37 15.37 238 32.84 11.31
Consumer goods16 6.54 339 46.82 13.65
Capital goods2 0.73 75 10.40 8.63

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.07
Index of export market penetration: 1.42
World Growth: 2.05
Country Growth: -22.02

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 1
Maximum Rate (%): 21
Simple Average (%): 14.25
Weighted Average (%): 12.70
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 42,554.96
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 2.21

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 3,055
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 390.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -11.11
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -339.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 11.85
Trade (% of GDP): 51.48