Benin shipped 2 tonnes of shrimps & prawns in 2018. For the year 2018 alone, the interest in the seafood category has gone down, changing by -300 per cent in comparison to the year 2017. Between 2015 and 2018, shrimps & prawns exports grew by 100 %, earning Benin $0m for the year 2018. The shrimps & prawns exports are categorised as:

  • Frozen shrimps and prawns, whether in shell or not, incl. shrimps and prawns in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water (HS code 030613)
  • Shrimps and prawns, prepared or preserved (HS code 160520)
  • Cold-water shrimps and prawns "Pandalus spp., Crangon crangon", even smoked, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, dried, salted or in brine, incl. shrimps and prawns in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water (HS code 030626)
  • Shrimps and prawns, whether in shell or not, live, fresh or chilled (excl. cold-water shrimps and prawns "Pandalus spp., Crangon crangon") (HS code 030636)
  • Shrimps and prawns, whether in shell or not, live, dried, salted or in brine, incl. shrimps and prawns in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water (HS code 030623)
  • Shrimps and prawns, even smoked, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, dried, salted or in brine, incl. shrimps and prawns in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water (excluding cold-water shrimps and prawns) (HS code 030627)
  • Frozen shrimps and prawns, even smoked, whether in shell or not, incl. shrimps and prawns in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water (excluding cold-water shrimps and prawns) (HS code 030617)
  • Shrimps and prawns, prepared or preserved, not in airtight containers (excluding smoked) (HS code 160521)
  • Cold-water shrimps and prawns "Pandalus spp., Crangon crangon", whether in shell or not, live, fresh or chilled (HS code 030635)
  • Frozen cold-water shrimps and prawns "Pandalus spp., Crangon crangon", even smoked, whether in shell or not, incl. shrimps and prawns in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water (HS code 030616)
  • Shrimps and prawns, prepared or preserved, in airtight containers (excluding smoked) (HS code 160529)
  • Shrimps and prawns, whether in shell or not, dried, salted, smoked or in brine, incl. ones in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water (HS code 030695)

The yearly change in the volume of Benin shrimps & prawns between 2015 and 2018 was 100% when compared to the growth rate between 2017 and 2018. Benin's share of the world's total shrimps & prawns exports in 2018 was 0%.

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Benin shrimps & prawns export quantities

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In 2018, Benin shipped shrimps & prawns worth 0m USD, an increase of % from 2017's total shrimps & prawns exports value of 0.01m USD. The annual growth value of Benin shrimps & prawns between 2017 to 2018 was %.

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