2021
Exports | Imports
$849M | $8.83kWorld Rnk 56 / 172
Flag Rnk 1 / 636
World Rnk 158 / 176
Flag Rnk 855 / 1036
2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Benin
-0.61Rnk 89 / 131
2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Gold
-2.48Rnk 1018 / 1024

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Exports In 2021, Benin exported $849M in Gold, making it the 56th largest exporter of Gold in the world. At the same year, Gold was the 1st most exported product in Benin. The main destination of Gold exports from Benin are: United Arab Emirates ($833M), Ukraine ($15.3M), and France ($247).

The fastest growing export markets for Gold of Benin between 2020 and 2021 were United Arab Emirates ($585M) and Ukraine ($3.32M).

Imports In 2021, Benin imported $8.83k in Gold, becoming the 158th largest importer of Gold in the world. At the same year, Gold was the 855th most imported product in Benin. Benin imports Gold primarily from: Republic of the Congo ($8.11k) and Turkey ($714).

The fastest growing import markets in Gold for Benin between N/A and 2021 were Republic of the Congo ($8.11k) and Turkey ($714).

Latest Trends

Dec 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Gold. Countries are shown based on data availability.

* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

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EXPORTS (2021)$849M
IMPORTS (2021)$8.83k
NET TRADE (2021)$849M

In 2021, Benin exported $849M in Gold. The main destinations of Benin exports on Gold were United Arab Emirates ($833M), Ukraine ($15.3M), and France ($247).

In 2021, Benin imported $8.83k in Gold, mainly from Republic of the Congo ($8.11k) and Turkey ($714).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Gold EXPORT MARKETS FOR Benin WERE (2020 - 2021):
Ukraine$3.32M (27.7%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Gold BY Benin WERE (2020 - 2021):
Australia-$974k (-100%)
France-$776k (-100%)
Ghana-$316k (-100%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Benin's main exporting competitors in Gold were:
In 2021, Benin's main importing competitors in Gold were:

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Trade Value of Gold by Exporters

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