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This is an in-depth country guide for Benin, and your starting point for research into international trade! LandedCost has the business services and educational resources to address your needs.

Trade and Economic Status Summary

  • Benin has a gross domestic product of $7.429 billion (2012 est.).
  • The population of Benin is 9,877,292 (July 2013 est.) with a per capita GDP of $1,700 (2012 est.).
  • Annual international trade volumes with Benin have changed by -33% (2012 est.) for imports and by 19.4% for exports.
  • Benin is involved in a total of 0 trade agreements, and is associated with 3 country groups.
Benin is also known as: Republique du Benin, Republic of Benin.

Trade and Diplomacy

Country Groups

AU - African Union: Member

ECOWAS - Economic Community of West African States: Member

WAEMU - West African Economic and Monetary Union: Member

Other Countries in Western Africa