U.S. Trade with Benin in 2021

Export Market Rank
#101 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$26.33 Million
3-Year Average
$24.12 Million
Compound Average Growth
2.7% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Benin in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Poultry Meat & Prods. (ex. Eggs) $24.53 Million 18,894 $15.45 Million 263%
Fish and Seafood $664,456 556 $1.14 Million 33%
Rice $449,500 809 $5.06 Million -88%
Vegetable Oils (ex. soybean) $212,992 140 $1.15 Million -11%
Pulses $116,602 180 $1.51 Million ---
Milled Grains & Products $111,428 159 $211,470 ---
Dairy Products $91,587 90 $48,694 ---
Essential Oils $84,949 2 $120,576 -49%
Wheat $51,000 92 $51,000 ---
Non-Alcoholic Bev. (ex. juices) $11,920 --- $73,444 -87%

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Data and Analysis

International Agricultural Trade Report

Lentil Export Opportunities on the Rebound

Global lentil exports in 2020 jumped from $1 billion to $2.6 billion compared to the year before. Canada and Australia led the surge, accounting for more than three-fourths of the exports. Lentil exports peaked at $2.7 billion in 2015 but drifted lower through 2019, primarily due to reduced shipments from Canada to India and Turkey and from the United States to Canada and India.
International Agricultural Trade Report

A Turning Point for Agricultural Exports to Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa’s voracious appetite for imported agricultural goods is a direct result of the region’s robust growth in gross domestic product (GDP) and population.
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.

News and Features

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest $248 million in 10 new school feeding projects expected to benefit more than a million children worldwide, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Jewel Bronaugh announced today.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is accepting fiscal year 2021 applications for the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program, which helps support education, child development and food...
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