Benin Trade Summary

2003 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): 272
No. Of products: 374
No. Of partners: 86
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 892
No. Of products: 2,593
No. Of partners: 129

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...184,394.08
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...12,322.04
Cigarettes containin ...9,080.96
Oil-cake and other s ...6,684.08
Gold in unwrought fo ...5,437.23
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...124,098.43
Electrical energy48,429.24
Semi-milled or wholl ...36,438.66
Worn clothing and ot ...34,143.41
Cement clinkers28,575.12

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China62 22.95
India27 10.11
Indonesia25 9.32
Thailand16 5.79
Nigeria13 4.70
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France216 24.23
China63 7.07
Ghana55 6.14
Cote d'Ivoire48 5.36
South Africa43 4.78

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials214 78.86 88 9.83 16.38
Intermediate goods33 12.31 254 28.53 12.03
Consumer goods20 7.40 430 48.24 13.50
Capital goods4 1.43 119 13.39 7.90

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.09
Index of export market penetration: 1.41
World Growth: 8.10
Country Growth: 36.46

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 1
Maximum Rate (%): 20
Simple Average (%): 14.09
Weighted Average (%): 12.58
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 41,503.91
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 2.17

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 3,905
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 440.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -10.75
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -420.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 10.92
Trade (% of GDP): 48.72