Benin

BASIC INFORMATION

Name REPUBLIC OF BENIN
Governance DEMOCRACY
Capital CITY PORTO-NOVO
Population 11.19 (million)
Official language (s) FRENCH
Human Development Index 0.485
Time Zone WAT (UTC+1) (GMT+1)

 

Main Port PORT OF BENIN
Income Group LOW INCOME
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 1.00 %
YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (%) 1.8

 

 

NATIONAL MINISTRY RESPONSIBLE FOR TRADE

Name of Ministry  
Address
 
 
CONTACT (TEL, FAX, E-MAIL)
WEBSITE

 

 

NATIONAL TRADE PROFILE

UNIT CURRENCY West African CFA FRANC (OXF)
EASE OF DOING BUSINESS RANKING (With link) 151
MAIN IMPORT COMMODITY (%) CEREALS (19); MINERAL FUELS, OILS (17)
MAIN EXPORT COMMODITY (%) COTTON (44); EDIBLE FRUITS (14)
MAIN EXPORT PARTNERS (%) INDIA (13); NIGER (9.3)
MAIN IMPORT PARTNERS (%)  ASIA (38); EUROPE (35)
SHARE OF INTRA REGIONAL TRADE AVG (%) 2.8
SHARE OF GLOBAL TRADE (%)
GDP GROWTH (ANNUAL %) 5.5
GDP PER CAPITA 837.30 USD
LENDING RATE
SYSTEM OF TRADE GENERAL TRADE SYSTEM
CORPORATE TAX RATE(%) 30
LENDING CATEGORY IDA
INCOME TAX RATE(%) 35
INFLATION (%) 0.9
Balance of trade -420 (CFA FRANC BILLION)
Current account -744.72 (USD MILLION)
Interest rate (%) 4.50

 

 

NATIONAL TRADE AND RELATED LINKS

National Trade Website  
Customs
Statistics
Central Bank
Immigration

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