Benin shipped 843 tonnes of pineapples in 2018. For the year 2018 alone, the demand for the fruits category has reduced, changing by -19.45 per cent compared to the year 2017. Between 2015 and 2018, pineapples exports grew by 48.28 per cent, earning Benin $0.24m for the year 2018. The pineapples exports are categorised as:

  • Pineapples, prepared or preserved, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or spirit (excluding preserved with sugar but not laid in syrup, jams, fruit jellies, marmalades, fruit purée and pastes, obtained by cooking) (HS code 200820)
  • Fresh or dried pineapples (HS code 080430)

The yearly growth in the quantity of Benin pineapples between 2015 and 2018 was 48.28% compared to the period between 2017 and 2018. Benin's share of the world's total pineapples exports in 2018 was 0%.

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Benin pineapples export quantities


In 2018, Benin sold pineapples worth 0.24m USD, an increase of -20.83% from 2017's total pineapples exports value of 0.29m USD. The annual growth value of Benin pineapples between 2017 to 2018 was 22 percent.


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

Benin's best-performing export market destinations for pineapples are France, Belgium, Cameroon, South Africa and China. High potential export markets for Benin pineapples in the African continent are Cameroon, South Africa, Senegal and Nigeria.


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