Benin - Transport services imports

Transport services (% of commercial service imports)

The value for Transport services (% of commercial service imports) in Benin was 66.02 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 41 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 75.67 in 1985 and a minimum value of 38.75 in 1989.

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
1974 64.26
1975 67.01
1976 67.41
1977 68.55
1978 68.34
1979 67.24
1980 63.47
1981 71.50
1982 72.54
1983 63.02
1984 65.12
1985 75.67
1986 74.10
1987 74.51
1988 53.90
1989 38.75
1990 46.93
1991 69.85
1992 67.29
1993 71.00
1994 66.66
1995 59.19
1996 58.46
1997 66.11
1998 58.85
1999 66.58
2000 66.95
2001 67.81
2002 69.36
2003 69.92
2004 62.84
2005 64.69
2006 62.68
2007 60.20
2008 62.02
2009 59.45
2010 61.88
2011 63.71
2012 63.76
2013 54.32
2014 60.58
2015 66.02

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Imports