Benin Trade Summary

2011 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): 389
No. Of products: 465
No. Of partners: 78
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,070
No. Of products: 2,537
No. Of partners: 138

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...109,212.59
Petroleum oils, etc, ...42,908.78
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...37,783.92
Bars & rods, i/nas, ...25,277.70
Bars/rods,i/nas,hr,i ...15,424.32
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...204,858.74
Semi-milled or wholl ...149,511.78
Electrical energy124,985.16
Palm oil (excl. crud ...103,159.32
Frozen cuts and offa ...92,783.85

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China61 15.60
Nigeria46 11.86
Chad41 10.44
India38 9.81
Indonesia28 7.12
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France324 15.67
Togo248 11.96
China192 9.30
Belgium95 4.60
United Kingdom94 4.56

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials179 45.96 279 13.46 14.68
Intermediate goods97 24.96 549 26.52 16.29
Consumer goods91 23.35 995 48.05 12.39
Capital goods22 5.73 248 11.96 12.86

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.09
Index of export market penetration: 1.43
World Growth: 9.30
Country Growth: 3.43

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 8
Maximum Rate (%): 20
Simple Average (%): 13.22
Weighted Average (%): 13.51
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 374,250.53
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 5

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 7,814
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 800.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -12.81
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -1,001.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 11.71
Trade (% of GDP): 55.58