Annual International Trade Statistics by Country (HS)
Publication date: 2024-01-28
Reporting period: 2002 - 2022
Timeseries: 194 million
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Benin | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Value (US$) and Value Growth, YoY (%) | 2011 - 2022

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TOTAL. ALL COMMODITIESBeninWorldExportsValue (US$)388,592,197.00460,338,227.00602,013,920.00968,325,892.00625,002,384.46408,742,652.80741,989,094.07950,955,040.02850,663,575.87846,059,543.581,023,522,023.89894,831,143.24
Value Growth, YoY (%)-27.2118.4630.7760.84-35.45-34.6081.5228.16-10.54-0.5420.97-12.57
ImportsValue (US$)2,070,012,091.002,316,427,344.002,940,678,607.003,703,725,329.002,546,625,119.462,559,957,865.633,210,052,173.513,344,406,320.682,935,994,274.402,662,586,253.653,186,198,038.113,646,451,244.97
Value Growth, YoY (%)-2.9711.9026.9425.94-31.240.5225.394.18-12.21-9.3119.6614.44

The value of merchandise exports from Benin totalled $ 894 million in 2022. Overall commodity exports from Benin decreased by 12.5% compared to 2021. Merchandise exports decreased by $ 128 million (the value of merchandise exports from Benin amounted to $1.02 billion in 2021)

Benin's exports 2022 by country

Top export destinations of commodities from Benin in 2022:

  • Bangladesh with a share of 45% (405 million US$)
  • India with a share of 11.8% (106 million US$)
  • China with a share of 6.12% (54 million US$)
  • Egypt with a share of 4.45% (39 million US$)
  • Pakistan with a share of 4.17% (37 million US$)
  • Togo with a share of 3.9% (34 million US$)
  • Chad with a share of 3.12% (27 million US$)
  • Vietnam with a share of 2.45% (21 million US$)
  • Nigeria with a share of 1.6% (14.3 million US$)
  • Ukraine with a share of 1.37% (12.3 million US$)

Exports structure from Benin in 2022 represented by the following main commodity groups:

  • 66% (591 million US$): 52 - Cotton
  • 5.74% (51 million US$): 12 - Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
  • 4.52% (40 million US$): 72 - Iron and steel
  • 4.27% (38 million US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 3.89% (34 million US$): 08 - Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
  • 3.32% (29 million US$): 23 - Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed
  • 2.99% (26 million US$): 44 - Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
  • 2.03% (18.1 million US$): 15 - Animal, vegetable or microbial fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes
  • 0.991% (8.86 million US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 0.739% (6.61 million US$): 73 - Articles of iron or steel

What did Benin export in 2022?

Benin's Top Exports in 2022:

  • 64% ($579 million): 5201 - Cotton, not carded or combed.
  • 4.73% ($42 million): 1207 - Other oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, whether or not broken, n.e.s. in chapter 12
  • 4.27% ($38 million): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils from bituminous minerals, not crude; preparations n.e.c. containing by weight 70% or more of petroleum oils or oils from bituminous minerals; these being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils
  • 3.63% ($32 million): 0801 - Coconuts, Brazil nuts and cashew nuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled
  • 3.23% ($28 million): 2306 - Oil-cake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of vegetable fats or oils, other than those of heading 23.04 or 23.05.
  • 1.54% ($13.8 million): 4407 - Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed, of a thickness exceeding 6 mm
  • 1.48% ($13.3 million): 7214 - Other bars and rods of iron or non-alloy steel, not further worked than forged, hot-rolled, hot-drawn or hot-extruded, but including those twisted after rolling
  • 1.45% ($13 million): 1512 - Sunflower-seed, safflower or cotton-seed oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified
  • 1.14% ($10.2 million): 5208 - Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85 % or more by weight of cotton, weighing not more than 200 g/m2
  • 1.02% ($9.13 million): 7213 - Bars and rods, hot-rolled, in irregularly wound coils, of iron or non-alloy steel

The value of merchandise imports to Benin totalled $ 3.64 billion in 2022. Merchandise imports to Benin increased by 14.4% compared to 2021. Goods imports grew up by $ 460 million in 2022 (the value of merchandise imports to Benin was equal to $3.18 billion in 2021)

Benin's imports 2022 by country

Top trading partners (import sources) of Benin in 2022:

  • India with a share of 15.7% (573 million US$)
  • China with a share of 13.1% (478 million US$)
  • France with a share of 8.09% (295 million US$)
  • United Arab Emirates with a share of 6.69% (244 million US$)
  • Nigeria with a share of 5.07% (185 million US$)
  • USA with a share of 4.45% (162 million US$)
  • Thailand with a share of 4.04% (147 million US$)
  • Belgium with a share of 3.54% (129 million US$)
  • Togo with a share of 2.8% (102 million US$)
  • Saudi Arabia with a share of 2.67% (97 million US$)

Imports structure to Benin in 2022 represented by the following main commodity groups:

  • 19.4% (708 million US$): 10 - Cereals
  • 19.1% (698 million US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 5.59% (204 million US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 5.45% (198 million US$): 72 - Iron and steel
  • 4.76% (173 million US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 4.59% (167 million US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 4.25% (155 million US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 3.91% (142 million US$): 73 - Articles of iron or steel
  • 3.4% (124 million US$): 31 - Fertilizers
  • 3.02% (110 million US$): 02 - Meat and edible meat offal

What did Benin import in 2022?

Benin's Top Imports in 2022:

  • 18.2% ($665 million): 1006 - Rice
  • 15% ($547 million): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils from bituminous minerals, not crude; preparations n.e.c. containing by weight 70% or more of petroleum oils or oils from bituminous minerals; these being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils
  • 3.31% ($120 million): 3004 - Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale
  • 3.17% ($115 million): 3105 - Mineral or chemical fertilisers containing two or three of the fertilising elements nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium; other fertilisers; goods of this Chapter in tablets or similar forms or in packages of a gross weight not exceeding 10 kg
  • 3.01% ($109 million): 0207 - Meat and edible offal, of the poultry of heading 01.05, fresh, chilled or frozen.
  • 2.72% ($99 million): 0303 - Fish, frozen, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 03.04.
  • 2.2% ($80 million): 2716 - Electrical energy. (optional heading)
  • 1.99% ($72 million): 7213 - Bars and rods, hot-rolled, in irregularly wound coils, of iron or non-alloy steel
  • 1.88% ($68 million): 7308 - Structures (excluding prefabricated buildings of heading 94.06) and parts of structures (for example, bridges and bridge-sections, lock-gates, towers, lattice masts, roofs, roofing frame-works, doors and windows and their frames and thresholds for doors, shutters, balustrades, pillars and columns), of iron or steel; plates, rods, angles, shapes, sections, tubes and the like, prepared for use in structures, of iron or steel
  • 1.64% ($59 million): 8703 - Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars

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Benin | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Value (US$) and Value Growth, YoY (%) | 2011 - 2022