Benin Trade Summary

2013 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): 602
No. Of products: 492
No. Of partners: 98
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,941
No. Of products: 2,583
No. Of partners: 167

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...235,287.06
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...62,483.83
Petroleum oils, etc, ...34,791.88
Gold in unwrought fo ...21,317.83
Bars&rods,i/nas,hr,h ...18,522.91
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Semi-milled or wholl ...407,148.66
Petroleum oils, etc, ...261,465.94
Electrical energy136,769.29
Broken rice123,079.73
Frozen cuts and offa ...107,375.20

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China121 20.02
India71 11.81
Nigeria70 11.66
Chad44 7.26
Indonesia39 6.45
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France344 11.69
India332 11.29
Togo302 10.26
China295 10.03
Thailand196 6.67

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials346 57.55 383 13.04 17.72
Intermediate goods150 24.84 605 20.57 16.59
Consumer goods86 14.25 1,468 49.91 15.62
Capital goods20 3.35 481 16.35 11.76

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.10
Index of export market penetration: 1.43
World Growth: 1.01
Country Growth: -9.79

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 8
Maximum Rate (%): 20
Simple Average (%): 13.17
Weighted Average (%): 15.60
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 256,502.28
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 3.29

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 9,157
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 890.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -13.15
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -1,205.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 13.93
Trade (% of GDP): 69.46