Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for Benin (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 2020, Benin received from exports of goods and services, the equivalent of 19.87% of its gross domestic product (GDP), a decrease of 9.76 points compared to 2019; and spent on imports of goods and services, the equivalent of 24.96% of its GDP, a decrease of 9.09 points compared to 2019.

The World Bank defines exports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world" , and defines imports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world".

The interactive chart and table below shows the imports and exports of goods and services of Benin as a percentage of GDP for 1960-2020.

See also: Imports and Exports of Benin in Current US$.

Data Source: World Bank.
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods & Services for Benin (% GDP)
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Year Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
1960 12.11 6.12
1961 9.54 4.58
1962 9.96 3.52
1963 11.63 3.82
1964 12.24 5.14
1965 14.91 7.27
1966 16.2 6.85
1967 19.77 7.67
1968 19.08 9.34
1969 21.43 11.77
1970 24.46 15.18
1971 27.83 17.79
1972 26.8 14.38
1973 25.95 15.66
1974 29.5 14.32
1975 33.41 14.53
1976 31.03 12.99
1977 34.78 16.18
1978 34.55 16.52
1979 37.02 17.52
1980 37.32 15.82
1981 43.96 15.93
1982 40.09 17.77
1983 31.58 13.76
1984 30.93 19.58
1985 36.65 23.65
1986 32.62 16.68
1987 30.95 15.27
1988 32.08 13.8
1989 24.81 13.5
1990 26.54 19.18
1991 30.34 21
1992 33.5 23.24
1993 32.92 22.46
1994 36.07 28.33
1995 36.43 27.37
1996 30.02 26.5
1997 31.54 27.18
1998 32.5 27.09
1999 31.38 23.01
2000 26.74 20.61
2001 28.39 19.87
2002 24.04 19.73
2003 22.97 18.64
2004 21.39 18.51
2005 20.61 18.48
2006 21.72 18.06
2007 27.07 22.04
2008 25.64 22.14
2009 24.78 19.93
2010 28.36 23.07
2011 26.37 20.85
2012 26.84 23.9
2013 31.63 27.57
2014 33.84 31.43
2015 32.04 24.72
2016 31.38 27.61
2017 34.27 27.21
2018 34.52 27.27
2019 34.05 29.63
2020 24.96 19.87