Benin Trade Summary

2006 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): 225
No. Of products: 311
No. Of partners: 77
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 1,003
No. Of products: 2,401
No. Of partners: 132

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...90,676.18
Cigarettes containin ...35,061.90
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...16,553.86
Cotton-seed oil (exc ...8,815.40
Gold in unwrought fo ...6,882.07
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...153,958.22
Semi-milled or wholl ...111,959.64
Electrical energy56,538.31
Worn clothing and ot ...44,512.90
Cement clinkers41,650.20

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China54 24.01
Nigeria20 8.71
India19 8.63
Niger16 7.17
Cote d'Ivoire13 5.76
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France173 17.23
China85 8.51
Cote d'Ivoire69 6.87
Ghana68 6.82
United Kingdom63 6.31

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials117 52.16 77 7.71 16.07
Intermediate goods51 22.72 227 22.62 10.30
Consumer goods55 24.41 612 61.02 11.84
Capital goods2 0.71 84 8.34 8.87

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.12
Index of export market penetration: 1.38
World Growth: 7.53
Country Growth: 0.15

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 2
Maximum Rate (%): 20
Simple Average (%): 13.53
Weighted Average (%): 11.57
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 96,560.57
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 7.88

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 5,142
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 630.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -9.80
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -504.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 11.14
Trade (% of GDP): 46.85