Benin Trade Balance 1960-2022

External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Benin trade balance for 2020 was $-0.80B, a 25.19% increase from 2019.
  • Benin trade balance for 2019 was $-0.64B, a 38.45% decline from 2018.
  • Benin trade balance for 2018 was $-1.03B, a 15.17% increase from 2017.
  • Benin trade balance for 2017 was $-0.90B, a 101.19% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
Guinea $2.52B
Guinea-Bissau $-0.21B
Comoros $-0.27B
Zimbabwe $-0.29B
Central African Republic $-0.45B
Burundi $-0.49B
Gambia $-0.54B
Democratic Republic of Congo $-0.62B
Tanzania $-0.63B
Togo $-0.72B
Benin $-0.80B
Sierra Leone $-0.87B
Mali $-0.99B
Madagascar $-1.07B
Chad $-1.64B
Rwanda $-1.68B
Tajikistan $-1.72B
Niger $-2.14B
Uganda $-2.32B
Haiti $-3.21B
Senegal $-4.57B
Somalia $-4.64B
Mozambique $-6.11B
Yemen $-7.23B
Nepal $-9.13B
Ethiopia $-10.50B
Benin Trade Balance - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $-0.80B -5.09%
2019 $-0.64B -4.42%
2018 $-1.03B -7.25%
2017 $-0.90B -7.07%
2016 $-0.45B -3.77%
2015 $-0.83B -7.32%
2014 $-0.32B -2.41%
2013 $-0.51B -4.06%
2012 $-0.33B -2.94%
2011 $-0.59B -5.52%
2010 $-0.50B -5.29%
2009 $-0.47B -4.85%
2008 $-0.34B -3.49%
2007 $-0.41B -5.03%
2006 $-0.26B -3.66%
2005 $-0.14B -2.13%
2004 $-0.18B -2.88%
2003 $-0.23B -4.33%
2002 $-0.18B -4.32%
2001 $-0.31B -8.52%
2000 $-0.22B -6.14%
1999 $-0.31B -8.37%
1998 $-0.13B -5.41%
1997 $-0.10B -4.36%
1996 $-0.08B -3.52%
1995 $-0.20B -9.06%
1994 $-0.12B -7.75%
1993 $-0.24B -10.45%
1992 $-0.17B -10.26%
1991 $-0.19B -9.34%
1990 $-0.14B -7.36%
1989 $-0.17B -11.31%
1988 $-0.30B -18.28%
1987 $-0.25B -15.68%
1986 $-0.21B -15.94%
1985 $-0.14B -13.00%
1984 $-0.12B -11.35%
1983 $-0.20B -17.81%
1982 $-0.28B -22.32%
1981 $-0.36B -28.03%
1980 $-0.30B -21.51%
1979 $-0.23B -19.51%
1978 $-0.17B -18.02%
1977 $-0.14B -18.60%
1976 $-0.13B -18.04%
1975 $-0.13B -18.88%
1974 $-0.08B -15.18%
1973 $-0.05B -10.29%
1972 $-0.05B -12.42%
1971 $-0.03B -10.05%
1970 $-0.03B -9.28%
1969 $-0.03B -9.66%
1968 $-0.03B -9.74%
1967 $-0.04B -12.11%
1966 $-0.03B -9.35%
1965 $-0.02B -7.64%
1964 $-0.02B -7.11%
1963 $-0.02B -7.80%
1962 $-0.02B -6.44%
1961 $-0.01B -4.95%
1960 $-0.01B -5.99%