Benin Trade Summary

2009 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): 425
No. Of products: 501
No. Of partners: 73
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 1,549
No. Of products: 2,637
No. Of partners: 130

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...128,312.76
Frozen cuts and offa ...54,636.55
Semi-milled or wholl ...36,680.75
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...29,129.95
Bars/rods,i/nas,hr,i ...16,427.16
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...153,157.65
Electrical energy96,867.69
Semi-milled or wholl ...89,539.92
Frozen cuts and offa ...72,680.79
Palm oil (excl. crud ...66,538.23

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Nigeria170 39.91
China79 18.50
India35 8.23
Chad23 5.38
Vietnam13 3.13
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France272 17.54
China208 13.44
Togo169 10.90
Netherlands78 5.01
Belgium63 4.10

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials236 55.45 201 12.97 17.61
Intermediate goods91 21.36 383 24.74 8.00
Consumer goods79 18.61 773 49.91 12.89
Capital goods20 4.59 192 12.38 9.25

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.12
Index of export market penetration: 1.44
World Growth: -12.27
Country Growth: -22.66

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 2
Maximum Rate (%): 20
Simple Average (%): 13.33
Weighted Average (%): 11.87
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 146,573.72
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 5.60

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 7,097
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 790.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -11.96
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -849.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 10.10
Trade (% of GDP): 52.70