Benin Trade Summary

2012 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): 460
No. Of products: 447
No. Of partners: 84
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,316
No. Of products: 2,550
No. Of partners: 158

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...148,070.49
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...50,231.38
Petroleum oils, etc, ...37,338.00
Bars/rods,i/nas,hr,i ...21,230.33
Gold in unwrought fo ...19,511.18
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...358,003.46
Semi-milled or wholl ...299,541.23
Electrical energy122,041.79
Frozen cuts and offa ...105,115.06
Frozen cuts and offa ...76,499.59

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China115 25.04
Chad60 12.95
India51 11.17
Nigeria41 8.94
Malaysia32 6.95
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France318 13.74
Togo231 9.96
China192 8.28
Belgium120 5.18
Thailand110 4.74

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials236 51.30 325 14.02 17.94
Intermediate goods127 27.68 561 24.20 15.89
Consumer goods86 18.72 1,235 53.31 15.57
Capital goods11 2.31 196 8.47 13.06

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.12
Index of export market penetration: 1.40
World Growth: 0.03
Country Growth: -3.24

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 8
Maximum Rate (%): 20
Simple Average (%): 13.31
Weighted Average (%): 15.55
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 293,279.03
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 4.58

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 8,153
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 820.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -10.48
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -855.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 12.50
Trade (% of GDP): 59.67