Benin Trade Summary

2016 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): 409
No. Of products: 689
No. Of partners: 96
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,560
No. Of products: 2,664
No. Of partners: 153

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...174,975.53
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...38,146.85
Petroleum oils, etc, ...13,208.50
Gold in unwrought fo ...12,722.27
Palm oil (excl. crud ...11,782.39
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Broken rice474,679.23
Petroleum oils, etc, ...223,114.61
Husked (brown) rice190,935.74
Electrical energy93,673.97
Semi-milled or wholl ...91,392.33

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India63 15.40
Malaysia54 13.17
Bangladesh42 10.23
China27 6.66
Nigeria27 6.61
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India388 15.16
Thailand323 12.62
France270 10.54
China241 9.43
Togo184 7.17

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials257 62.90 514 20.07 19.09
Intermediate goods77 18.88 403 15.75 6.75
Consumer goods57 14.06 1,343 52.45 10.93
Capital goods17 4.16 300 11.73 7.52

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.15
Index of export market penetration: 1.48
World Growth: -1.38
Country Growth: -2.47

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 2
Maximum Rate (%): 35
Simple Average (%): 10.58
Weighted Average (%): 11.21
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 406,839.83
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 24.57

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 11,821
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,110.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -3.77
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -446.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.51
Trade (% of GDP): 58.99