AGOA Status: Benin is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), which includes Benin, signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in 2002.

Benin Trade Summary

U.S. goods exports to Benin in 2022 were $286 million, down 2.0 percent ($6 million) from 2021 and down 50 percent from 2012. U.S. goods imports from Benin totaled $3 million in 2022, down 60.1 percent ($5 million) from 2021, but up 22 percent from 2012.  The U.S. goods trade surplus with Benin was $283 million in 2022, a 0.3 percent decrease ($957 thousand) over 2021.


NOTE: No services trade data with Benin are available.