Benin - Transport services imports

Transport services (% of commercial service imports)

The value for Transport services (% of commercial service imports) in Benin was 63.76 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 7 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 64.69 in 2005 and a minimum value of 59.45 in 2009.

Definition: Transport services (% of commercial service imports) covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, space, and pipeline) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Excluded are freight insurance, which is included in insurance services; goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers and repairs of transport equipment, which are included in goods; repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities, which are included in construction services; and rental of carriers without crew, which is included in other services.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
2005 64.69
2006 62.68
2007 60.20
2008 62.02
2009 59.45
2010 61.88
2011 63.71
2012 63.76


Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Imports