Benin Trade Summary

2005 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): 288
No. Of products: 358
No. Of partners: 81
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 899
No. Of products: 2,433
No. Of partners: 122

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...167,027.88
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...19,792.62
Cigarettes containin ...19,182.88
Cotton-seed oil (exc ...7,628.64
Gold in unwrought fo ...6,997.79
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...122,816.99
Semi-milled or wholl ...100,198.10
Electrical energy56,460.08
Cement clinkers39,511.16
Worn clothing and ot ...36,891.69

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China104 36.15
India20 6.91
Nigeria17 5.75
Niger15 5.25
Thailand11 3.65
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France165 18.40
China79 8.80
Ghana64 7.16
Cote d'Ivoire62 6.95
Thailand60 6.65

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials197 68.37 77 8.56 16.69
Intermediate goods46 15.84 233 25.91 12.65
Consumer goods36 12.62 504 56.07 13.37
Capital goods9 3.16 85 9.46 8.76

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.14
Index of export market penetration: 1.45
World Growth: 6.13
Country Growth: 9.05

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 1
Maximum Rate (%): 20
Simple Average (%): 14.31
Weighted Average (%): 13.01
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 42,889.78
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 2.47

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 4,804
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 600.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -7.95
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -382.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.89
Trade (% of GDP): 45.82