Benin Trade Summary

2007 Data

Benin exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Benin

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 274
No. Of products: 345
No. Of partners: 74
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 1,631
No. Of products: 2,572
No. Of partners: 137

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...127,207.01
Cigarettes containin ...25,492.55
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...17,503.83
Vegetable fats and o ...12,744.29
Petroleum oils, etc, ...8,395.83
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...265,359.91
Semi-milled or wholl ...207,627.36
Electrical energy60,640.31
Palm oil (excl. crud ...57,524.24
Worn clothing and ot ...54,353.63

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China66 23.97
Nigeria38 13.87
India32 11.70
Niger12 4.50
Cote d'Ivoire12 4.25
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France284 17.44
China163 9.97
Togo132 8.07
Thailand118 7.21
United Kingdom89 5.46

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials168 61.29 129 7.90 18.41
Intermediate goods47 17.20 343 21.05 18.66
Consumer goods55 20.21 940 57.65 16.09
Capital goods4 1.30 219 13.41 12.22

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.14
Index of export market penetration: 1.45
World Growth: 7.24
Country Growth: 11.39

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 2
Maximum Rate (%): 20
Simple Average (%): 13.73
Weighted Average (%): 16.48
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 70,884.07
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 2.19

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 5,970
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 670.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -12.63
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -754.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 13.44
Trade (% of GDP): 57.81