Imports in Benin decreased to 337.54 CFA Franc Billion in the first quarter of 2018 from 489.83 CFA Franc Billion in the fourth quarter of 2017. Imports in Benin averaged 228.28 CFA Franc Billion from 2003 until 2018, 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.

Benin Imports
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Benin Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -190.39 -407.78 -8.30 -679.56 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Exports 147.15 82.05 177.14 0.80 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Imports 337.54 489.83 744.61 27.40 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Current Account -808.74 -744.72 10.55 -884.91 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -11.00 -9.60 0.66 -29.75 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.46 0.00 [+]

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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. 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. Benin Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
337.54 489.83 744.61 27.40 2003 - 2018 CFA Franc Billion Quarterly