Benin Trade to GDP Ratio 1960-2021

Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.
  • Benin trade to gdp ratio for 2020 was 44.83%, a 18.85% decline from 2019.
  • Benin trade to gdp ratio for 2019 was 63.68%, a 1.84% increase from 2018.
  • Benin trade to gdp ratio for 2018 was 61.84%, a 0.37% increase from 2017.
  • Benin trade to gdp ratio for 2017 was 61.48%, a 2.49% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
Liberia 123.15%
Somalia 119.71%
Guinea 90.23%
Chad 72.37%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 65.40%
Mali 59.78%
Senegal 59.32%
Tajikistan 55.27%
Rwanda 54.34%
Madagascar 53.61%
Togo 52.95%
Sierra Leone 50.16%
Central African Republic 49.79%
Benin 44.83%
Guinea-Bissau 43.64%
Nepal 40.65%
Haiti 40.52%
Uganda 34.77%
Burundi 32.90%
Tanzania 29.60%
Ethiopia 24.02%
Benin Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 44.83% -18.85%
2019 63.68% 1.84%
2018 61.84% 0.37%
2017 61.48% 2.49%
2016 58.99% 2.23%
2015 56.76% -8.51%
2014 65.27% 6.07%
2013 59.20% 8.46%
2012 50.74% 3.52%
2011 47.22% -4.21%
2010 51.43% 6.73%
2009 44.70% -3.07%
2008 47.78% -1.34%
2007 49.11% 9.34%
2006 39.77% 0.68%
2005 39.10% -0.81%
2004 39.90% -1.71%
2003 41.62% -2.15%
2002 43.77% -4.49%
2001 48.26% 0.91%
2000 47.35% -7.04%
1999 54.39% -5.20%
1998 59.59% 0.88%
1997 58.71% 2.19%
1996 56.52% -7.28%
1995 63.80% -0.60%
1994 64.40% 9.02%
1993 55.38% -1.36%
1992 56.74% 5.40%
1991 51.34% 5.62%
1990 45.72% 7.42%
1989 38.30% -7.59%
1988 45.89% -0.33%
1987 46.22% -3.07%
1986 49.29% -11.01%
1985 60.30% 9.79%
1984 50.51% 5.17%
1983 45.34% -12.52%
1982 57.86% -2.03%
1981 59.89% 6.75%
1980 53.14% -1.40%
1979 54.54% 3.47%
1978 51.07% 0.11%
1977 50.96% 6.94%
1976 44.02% -3.92%
1975 47.94% 4.13%
1974 43.81% 2.20%
1973 41.61% 0.43%
1972 41.18% -4.43%
1971 45.62% 5.98%
1970 39.64% 6.44%
1969 33.20% 4.79%
1968 28.41% 0.97%
1967 27.44% 4.40%
1966 23.04% 0.87%
1965 22.17% 4.79%
1964 17.38% 1.93%
1963 15.45% 1.97%
1962 13.48% -0.64%
1961 14.12% -4.12%
1960 18.23% -4.12%