Benin Trade Summary

2016 Data

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Benin

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 410
No. Of products: 688
No. Of partners: 96
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,630
No. Of products: 2,654
No. Of partners: 154

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...175,461.97
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...38,252.90
Petroleum oils, etc, ...13,229.71
Gold in unwrought fo ...12,757.64
Palm oil (excl. crud ...11,815.15
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Broken rice474,410.12
Petroleum oils, etc, ...343,269.48
Husked (brown) rice199,908.53
Electrical energy93,551.81
Semi-milled or wholl ...91,002.94

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India63 15.40
Malaysia54 13.18
Bangladesh42 10.24
China27 6.66
Nigeria27 6.61
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India392 14.89
Thailand327 12.41
France265 10.07
China221 8.42
Togo191 7.28

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials258 62.91 521 19.81 19.11
Intermediate goods77 18.88 382 14.53 7.72
Consumer goods58 14.06 1,455 55.32 11.18
Capital goods17 4.15 272 10.33 8.33

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.20
Index of export market penetration: 1.34
World Growth: -4.43
Country Growth: -6.39

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 2
Maximum Rate (%): 35
Simple Average (%): 12.19
Weighted Average (%): 11.57
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 350,171.07
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 13.92

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 8,583
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 820.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -9.11
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -782.00
Trade in services (% of GDP):
Trade (% of GDP): 70.20