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Benin Trade Summary

2006

Benin exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BENIN 2006

Overall Exports and Imports for Benin 2006

Exports and imports of Benin in 2006 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 225 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 1,003 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 311 products were exported to 77 countries and 2,401 products were imported from 132 countries.

Benin top 5 Export and Import partners 2006

Top five countries to which Benin exported in 2006 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Benin exports to China worth US$ 54 million, with a partner share of 24.01 percent.
  2. Benin exports to Nigeria worth US$ 20 million, with a partner share of 8.71 percent.
  3. Benin exports to India worth US$ 19 million, with a partner share of 8.63 percent.
  4. Benin exports to Niger worth US$ 16 million, with a partner share of 7.17 percent.
  5. Benin exports to Cote d'Ivoire worth US$ 13 million, with a partner share of 5.76 percent.

Top five countries from which Benin imported goods in 2006 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Benin imports from France worth US$ 173 million, with a partner share of 17.23 percent.
  2. Benin imports from China worth US$ 85 million, with a partner share of 8.51 percent.
  3. Benin imports from Cote d'Ivoire worth US$ 69 million, with a partner share of 6.87 percent.
  4. Benin imports from Ghana worth US$ 68 million, with a partner share of 6.82 percent.
  5. Benin imports from United Kingdom worth US$ 63 million, with a partner share of 6.31 percent.

Benin Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2006

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$ 90,676.18 million.
  2. Benin exported Cigarettes containing tobacco , worth US$ 35,061.90 million.
  3. Benin exported Cashew nuts, fresh or dried , worth US$ 16,553.86 million.
  4. Benin exported Cotton-seed oil (excl. crude) and fractions the , worth US$ 8,815.40 million.
  5. Benin exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 6,882.07 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$ 153,958.22 million.
  2. Benin imported Semi-milled or wholly milled rice , worth US$ 111,959.64 million.
  3. Benin imported Electrical energy , worth US$ 56,538.31 million.
  4. Benin imported Worn clothing and other worn articles , worth US$ 44,512.90 million.
  5. Benin imported Cement clinkers , worth US$ 41,650.20 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2006

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2006 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2006

Tariffs imposed by Benin in 2006 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 20 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 13.53 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 11.57 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 96,560.57 and duty free tariff line items share was 7.88 percent.

Development Indicators 2006

Key Development Indicators of Benin in 2006 are below

  • Benin GDP in current US dollar was 7,034 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 860.00 .
  • Benin Trade balance: as % of GDP was -3.66.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -257.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 39.77 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 8.15 .

Trade Indicators 2006

Trade Indicators for Benin in 2006 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.11.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.41.
  • World Growth in percentage was 7.74 and Benin Country Growth was 9.58 .