This page displays a table with Benin Exports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Benin Exports By Category Value Year
Cotton $636.86M 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $52.29M 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $50.79M 2021
Iron and steel $50.35M 2021
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $37.34M 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $33.36M 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $30.64M 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $21.92M 2021
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $16.14M 2021
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $15.32M 2021
Articles of iron or steel $12.60M 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $11.63M 2021
Electrical, electronic equipment $7.35M 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $6.85M 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $6.10M 2021
Pharmaceutical products $4.10M 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $3.61M 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $3.34M 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $2.40M 2021
Plastics $2.19M 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $2.08M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $1.99M 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $1.88M 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $1.25M 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $1.24M 2021
Glass and glassware $1.05M 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $972.04K 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $808.78K 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $680.66K 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $645.99K 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $632.22K 2021
Aluminum $624.30K 2021
Rubbers $502.82K 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $497.86K 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $349.73K 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $332.90K 2021
Copper $296.18K 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $286.58K 2021
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $278.59K 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $261.38K 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $239.08K 2021
Cereals $234.54K 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $182.58K 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $113.86K 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $105.87K 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $96.92K 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $96.64K 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $89.55K 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $83.60K 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $64.17K 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $61.56K 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $59.37K 2021
Manmade staple fibers $42.91K 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $36.44K 2021
Lac, gums, resins $21.28K 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $20.63K 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $16.64K 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $15.37K 2021
Live animals $13.23K 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $12.41K 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $10.8K 2021
Clocks and watches $10.15K 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $8.87K 2021
Fertilizers $8.30K 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $7.49K 2021
Ceramic products $7.42K 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $6.94K 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $6.87K 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $6.23K 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $5.87K 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $4.37K 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $4.33K 2021
Manmade filaments $3.62K 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $3.56K 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $533 2021
Organic chemicals $354 2021
Products of animal origin $202 2021
Silk $202 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $257.58K 2020
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $79.23K 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $3.80K 2020
Ores slag and ash $2.18K 2020
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $1.64K 2020
Zinc $36.64K 2019
Headgear and $761 2019
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $1.86K 2018
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $1.14K 2018
Knitted or crocheted fabric $80 2018
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $43.32K 2017
Photographic or cinematographic goods $830 2016
Nickel $187 2015
Commodities not specified according to kind $1 2015
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $70.78K 2014
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $43.87K 2013
Lead $14.50K 2010




Benin Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -294.00 -283.50 -8.30 -679.56 XOF Billion [+]
Current Account -273.97 -575.59 10.55 -885.80 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.50 -1.70 0.66 -29.75 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 412.97 428.32 744.61 27.40 XOF Billion [+]
Exports 118.98 144.82 185.16 0.80 XOF Billion [+]
Terrorism Index 0.66 0.00 0.66 0.00 [+]