Dynamics of US trade with Benin from 2013 to 2018

Published or Updated: Jan 26, 2020

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Benin from 2013 to 2018: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Benin from 2013 to 2018 (in million US dollars)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Turnover 609 786 637 240 270 273
Exports 605 781 632 232 252 253
Imports 3 6 5 7 18 19
Balance 602 775 627 225 234 234
Dynamics of the rank and share of Benin in US foreign trade from 2013 to 2018
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Rank in US trade 116 109 108 140 137 144
Share in US trade, % 0.016 0.020 0.017 0.007 0.007 0.006
Rank in US exports 95 92 88 121 118 125
Share in US exports, % 0.038 0.048 0.042 0.016 0.016 0.015
Rank in US import 184 177 179 170 156 156
Share in US imports, % 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.001 0.001
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Benin by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 4.8 6.4 6.3 8.6 17.7 16.0
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.4 0.8 2.3 0.6 4.5 0.1
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 2.1 0.8 0.8 5.2 1.6 2.1
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 2.1 1.5 1.5 2.2 1.7 1.8
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.5 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.7
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 88.7 88.4 87.8 81.3 73.0 77.5
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Benin by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 91.6 67.3 80.5 65.7 93.9 84.9
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 1.1 0.7 2.3 1.8 0.3 0.2
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.6 1.3 1.0 1.0 0.7 6.7
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.9 2.1
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 1.2 0.8 0.5 1.3 0.0 0.2
Dynamics of US exports to Benin from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 16.1 24.2 15.0 6.6 12.3 17.8
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 0.2 1.6 2.7 0.1 4.6 0.2
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.6 0 0 0 0 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.9 0.3 3.5 2.3 4.2 2.1
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.0 0 0 0.3 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 1.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
10 Cereals 3.6 7.2 4.1 2.9 11.3 5.6
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.4
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0 0.1 0 0 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.9 1.3 3.1 0.6 2.9 1.8
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.2 0.8 2.9 1.5 4.0 5.1
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.1 0.1 0 0 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5.8 4.2 2.7 2.0 1.0 0.1
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.5 8.2 5.1 3.7 3.4 7.2
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.1 0 0.0 0.0 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 3.9 2.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2.3 2.7 12.0 1.4 11.3 0.3
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.0 0.1 3.6 0.1 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 6.9 0.2 0.4 3.5 0.1 0.3
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1.7 1.6 2.0 2.0 1.3 1.1
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.2
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.2
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.9 0.6 0.4 1.0 0.5 1.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.1 2.4 1.5 1.4 1.9 2.3
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.8 1.1 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.1 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.1
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.1 0.0 0 0 0 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0.1 0.1
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11.8 10.7 9.0 4.8 3.7 4.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.0 0 0.1 0.0 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0 0 0 0.2 0.1
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.1 0 0 0.0 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1.6 5.7 0.5 0.2 0.1 1.9
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1.0 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 17.7 16.3 6.6 29.5 6.3 3.0
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 1.7 3.0 1.1 6.2 2.2 1.7
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 515.7 668.8 546.1 151.8 174.6 189.2
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 0.1 0.3 0 0.0 0.1 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.8 0.2 1.1 0.0 0.1 0.9
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1.3 1.5 0.3 1.3 0.5 1.1
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0 0.0 0.4 0 0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.6
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.1 0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.2
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 7.0 8.6 6.7 3.2 3.0 3.2
Dynamics of US imports from Benin from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
01 Live animals 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2.7 3.6 4.0 4.6 16.6 16.1
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.1
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 1.3
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.1 0 0 0.0 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.4
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0 0 0 0.3 0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.4
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.1 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 0.0 1.0 0.6 2.1 0.2 0.1
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce