Benin Trade Summary

2019 Data

Benin exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Benin

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 852
No. Of products: 620
No. Of partners: 98
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,905
No. Of products: 2,881
No. Of partners: 138

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Cotton, not carded o ...450,976.07
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...76,329.61
Other oil seeds and ...40,288.73
Petroleum oils, etc, ...24,965.39
Frozen cuts and offa ...17,411.62
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...363,024.17
Semi-milled or wholl ...354,386.10
Broken rice215,693.16
Electrical energy140,559.34
Palm oil (excl. crud ...115,767.45

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Bangladesh229 26.92
India121 14.19
Vietnam88 10.38
China63 7.38
Nigeria48 5.66
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India397 13.65
China321 11.06
Togo317 10.90
France256 8.80
Thailand157 5.41

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials619 72.64 259 8.92 26.46
Intermediate goods126 14.74 627 21.60 5.99
Consumer goods86 10.13 1,643 56.58 10.42
Capital goods16 1.84 368 12.65 7.75

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.21
Index of export market penetration: 1.40
World Growth: -1.13
Country Growth: 23.20

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 2
Maximum Rate (%): 35
Simple Average (%): 11.67
Weighted Average (%): 9.86
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 596,357.27
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 19.91

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 14,392
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,250.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -4.42
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -636.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.27
Trade (% of GDP): 63.68