Imports in Benin decreased to 349.28 CFA Franc Billion in the second quarter of 2019 from 514.33 CFA Franc Billion in the first quarter of 2019.

Imports in Benin averaged 251.04 CFA Franc Billion from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 744.61 CFA Franc Billion in the third quarter of 2013 and a record low of 27.40 CFA Franc Billion in the second quarter of 2005. This page provides the latest reported value for - Benin Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.

Imports in Benin is expected to be 412.18 CFA Franc Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Benin to stand at 475.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Benin Imports is projected to trend around 480.00 CFA Franc Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Benin Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
349.28 514.33 744.61 27.40 2003 - 2019 CFA Franc Billion Quarterly

Benin Imports
Benin’s main imports are: fuel, food and capital equipment. Benin’s main import partner is France (18 percent of total imports) followed by China (15 percent). Others include: Togo, Ghana, Belgium and the United Kingdom.

Benin Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -164.98 -363.77 -8.30 -679.56 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Current Account -927.31 -808.84 10.55 -927.31 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -10.80 -11.20 0.66 -29.75 percent [+]
Imports 349.28 514.33 744.61 27.40 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Exports 184.30 150.56 184.30 0.80 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.46 0.00 [+]

United Nations Comtrade Database
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