Benin: Trade freedom

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 Benin

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 61
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2024
 Average 58
 Min - Max 0 - 69
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1996 to 2024. The average value for Benin during that period was 58 points with a minimum of 0 points in 1996 and a maximum of 69 points in 2017. The latest value from 2024 is 61 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 176 countries is 70 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Benin - Trade freedom - Recent values chart

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Benin - Trade freedom - historical chart - 1996-2024




The Trade Freedom index for Benin measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).


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 Property rights 45 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 41 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 49 2024 points
 Business freedom 49 2024 points
 Labor freedom 59 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 81.90 2024 points
 Trade freedom 61 2024 points
 Investment freedom 50 2024 points
 Financial freedom 50 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 58 2024 index points
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