U.S. Trade with Benin in 2023

Export Market Rank
#98 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$33.51 Million
3-Year Average
$31.39 Million
Compound Average Growth
-3.54% (2014-2023)
Total Export Value 2014 - 2023
Export Value by Commodity 2023

Top 10 Exports to Benin in 2023

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Poultry Meat & Prods. (excl. eggs) $27.92 Million 25,348 $18.81 Million 17%
Food Preparations $4.67 Million 1,349 $937,720 1763%
Rice $392,186 520 $4.46 Million -95%
Vegetable Oils (excl. soybean) $184,378 90 $1.18 Million -86%
Distilled Spirits $146,510 --- $2.23 Million -98%
Meat Products NESOI $78,028 47 $118,363 -76%
Pulses $48,537 80 $1.38 Million -85%
Wine & Related Products $33,114 --- $2.54 Million -98%
Baked Goods $11,198 2 $219,198 77%
Non-Alcoholic Bev. (excl. juices) $6,400 --- $52,220 -92%

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Data and Analysis

International Agricultural Trade Report

Lentil Export Opportunities on the Rebound

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International Agricultural Trade Report

A Turning Point for Agricultural Exports to Sub-Saharan Africa

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International Agricultural Trade Report

India Sees Surge in Agricultural Exports to Least Developed Countries

In recent years, India’s exports have demonstrated phenomenal growth – especially to developing countries, which now account for nearly 80 percent of Indian exports.

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