Benin Imports 1960-2022

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Benin imports for 2020 was $3.91B, a 20.28% decline from 2019.
  • Benin imports for 2019 was $4.90B, a 0.47% decline from 2018.
  • Benin imports for 2018 was $4.92B, a 13.11% increase from 2017.
  • Benin imports for 2017 was $4.35B, a 17.35% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Benin Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $3.91B 24.96%
2019 $4.90B 34.05%
2018 $4.92B 34.52%
2017 $4.35B 34.27%
2016 $3.71B 31.38%
2015 $3.65B 32.04%
2014 $4.50B 33.84%
2013 $3.96B 31.63%
2012 $2.99B 26.84%
2011 $2.82B 26.37%
2010 $2.70B 28.36%
2009 $2.41B 24.77%
2008 $2.51B 25.63%
2007 $2.21B 27.07%
2006 $1.53B 21.72%
2005 $1.35B 20.61%
2004 $1.32B 21.39%
2003 $1.23B 22.97%
2002 $1.01B 24.04%
2001 $1.04B 28.39%
2000 $0.94B 26.74%
1999 $1.15B 31.38%
1998 $0.80B 32.50%
1997 $0.72B 31.54%
1996 $0.71B 30.02%
1995 $0.79B 36.43%
1994 $0.58B 36.07%
1993 $0.75B 32.92%
1992 $0.57B 33.50%
1991 $0.60B 30.34%
1990 $0.52B 26.54%
1989 $0.37B 24.80%
1988 $0.52B 32.08%
1987 $0.48B 30.95%
1986 $0.44B 32.62%
1985 $0.38B 36.65%
1984 $0.33B 30.93%
1983 $0.35B 31.58%
1982 $0.51B 40.09%
1981 $0.57B 43.96%
1980 $0.52B 37.32%
1979 $0.44B 37.02%
1978 $0.32B 34.55%
1977 $0.26B 34.78%
1976 $0.22B 31.03%
1975 $0.23B 33.41%
1974 $0.16B 29.49%
1973 $0.13B 25.95%
1972 $0.11B 26.80%
1971 $0.09B 27.83%
1970 $0.08B 24.46%
1969 $0.07B 21.43%
1968 $0.06B 19.08%
1967 $0.06B 19.77%
1966 $0.05B 16.20%
1965 $0.04B 14.91%
1964 $0.03B 12.24%
1963 $0.03B 11.63%
1962 $0.02B 9.96%
1961 $0.02B 9.53%
1960 $0.03B 12.11%