Benin Trade Summary

2017 Data

Benin exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Benin

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 742
No. Of products: 714
No. Of partners: 107
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 3,210
No. Of products: 2,681
No. Of partners: 145

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...345,437.05
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...81,568.16
Cotton-seed oil (exc ...23,623.75
Other oil seeds and ...20,688.57
Gold in unwrought fo ...17,564.69
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Broken rice604,540.78
Petroleum oils, etc, ...369,965.46
Husked (brown) rice301,612.17
Palm oil (excl. crud ...199,504.76
Semi-milled or wholl ...162,647.47

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Vietnam103 13.88
Bangladesh93 12.57
Malaysia85 11.41
India78 10.46
Nigeria74 10.01
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India583 18.17
Thailand439 13.67
China270 8.40
Netherlands221 6.89
France219 6.83

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials515 69.37 526 16.38 31.72
Intermediate goods93 12.58 504 15.71 14.14
Consumer goods94 12.62 1,858 57.88 18.39
Capital goods40 5.43 322 10.03 10.83

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.15
Index of export market penetration: 1.45
World Growth: 5.69
Country Growth: 12.88

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 2
Maximum Rate (%): 35
Simple Average (%): 13.63
Weighted Average (%): 17.84
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 61,053.89
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 2.61

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 12,702
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,090.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -7.07
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -897.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 8.09
Trade (% of GDP): 61.48