Benin sold 9,888 tonnes of other cereals in 2018. Through 2018 alone, the demand for the cereals/grains category has seen significant growth, changing by 81.88 per cent in comparison to the year 2017. Between 2015 and 2018, other cereals exports grew by 98.62 per cent, earning the country $1.18m in 2018, alone. The other cereals exports are categorised as:

  • Cereals (excluding wheat and meslin, rye, barley, oats, maize, rice, grain sorghum, buckwheat, millet, canary seeds, fonio, quinoa and triticale) (HS code 100890)

The yearly growth in the volume of Benin other cereals between 2015 and 2018 was 98.62% when compared to the growth rate between 2017 and 2018. Benin's share of the world's total other cereals exports in 2018 was 0.1%.

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Benin other cereals export quantities


In 2018, Benin shipped other cereals worth 1.18m USD, an increase of 82.2% from 2017's total other cereals exports value of 0.21m USD. The annual growth value of Benin other cereals between 2017 to 2018 was 136 percent.


Current top 10 market destinations for Benin other cereals ( in '000$ )

Benin's leading export markets for other cereals include Niger, Gabon, Nigeria and Togo. Other promising export markets for Benin other cereals within the African continent are Niger, Gabon, Nigeria and Togo.


Recommended high demand alternative crops to Benin other cereals ( in '000$ )