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Benin Trade Summary

2002

Benin exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BENIN 2002

Overall Exports and Imports for Benin 2002

Exports and imports of Benin in 2002 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 242 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 725 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 354 products were exported to 85 countries and 2,630 products were imported from 121 countries.

Benin top 5 Export and Import partners 2002

Top five countries to which Benin exported in 2002 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Benin exports to India worth US$ 42 million, with a partner share of 17.57 percent.
  2. Benin exports to Nigeria worth US$ 36 million, with a partner share of 14.89 percent.
  3. Benin exports to Indonesia worth US$ 24 million, with a partner share of 9.96 percent.
  4. Benin exports to China worth US$ 16 million, with a partner share of 6.76 percent.
  5. Benin exports to Ghana worth US$ 14 million, with a partner share of 5.60 percent.

Top five countries from which Benin imported goods in 2002 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Benin imports from France worth US$ 174 million, with a partner share of 23.98 percent.
  2. Benin imports from China worth US$ 47 million, with a partner share of 6.42 percent.
  3. Benin imports from Cote d'Ivoire worth US$ 41 million, with a partner share of 5.61 percent.
  4. Benin imports from Ghana worth US$ 40 million, with a partner share of 5.56 percent.
  5. Benin imports from Togo worth US$ 36 million, with a partner share of 4.96 percent.

Benin Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2002

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$ 127,138.82 million.
  2. Benin exported Fresh, chilled or frozen meat and edible offal, , worth US$ 30,313.42 million.
  3. Benin exported Cashew nuts, fresh or dried , worth US$ 17,236.89 million.
  4. Benin exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 13,261.95 million.
  5. Benin exported Oil-cake and other solid residues of cotton see , worth US$ 5,168.37 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$ 87,898.40 million.
  2. Benin imported Worn clothing and other worn articles , worth US$ 37,500.17 million.
  3. Benin imported Electrical energy , worth US$ 34,060.98 million.
  4. Benin imported Printed plain cotton weave, with >=85% cotton, , worth US$ 23,442.22 million.
  5. Benin imported Frozen cuts and offal of chicken (excl. livers) , worth US$ 21,165.60 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2002

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2002 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2002

Tariffs imposed by Benin in 2002 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 21 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 14.25 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 12.70 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 42,554.96 and duty free tariff line items share was 2.21 percent.

Development Indicators 2002

Key Development Indicators of Benin in 2002 are below

  • Benin GDP in current US dollar was 4,194 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 530.00 .
  • Benin Trade balance: as % of GDP was -4.32.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -181.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 43.77 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 8.67 .

Trade Indicators 2002

Trade Indicators for Benin in 2002 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.11.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.43.
  • World Growth in percentage was 2.44 and Benin Country Growth was -16.24 .