Benin Trade Summary

2015 Data

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Benin

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 626
No. Of products: 592
No. Of partners: 97
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,475
No. Of products: 2,682
No. Of partners: 152

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...262,355.56
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...69,545.13
Floating docks and v ...42,619.90
Petroleum oils, etc, ...20,538.37
Palm oil (excl. crud ...18,125.24
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...289,323.14
Broken rice281,135.75
Frozen cuts and offa ...115,589.53
Electrical energy114,322.19
Semi-milled or wholl ...94,499.34

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India81 12.97
Niger60 9.58
Malaysia55 8.79
Singapore50 7.92
Vietnam47 7.47
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France289 11.67
China267 10.77
India243 9.81
Togo211 8.54
Thailand191 7.73

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials376 60.17 435 17.57 31.80
Intermediate goods106 17.02 420 16.97 17.64
Consumer goods70 11.26 1,268 51.25 17.21
Capital goods72 11.55 352 14.22 8.73

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.14
Index of export market penetration: 1.39
World Growth: -6.47
Country Growth: -32.36

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 2
Maximum Rate (%): 35
Simple Average (%): 13.22
Weighted Average (%): 17.22
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 52,273.70
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 2.95

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 8,291
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 870.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -11.57
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -960.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 12.30
Trade (% of GDP): 68.02