Benin: Short-term external debt

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 Benin

Short-term debt, percent of total external debt

 Latest value 5.11
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1970 - 2022
 Average 7.98
 Min - Max 1.27 - 26.54
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1970 to 2022. The average value for Benin during that period was 7.98 percent with a minimum of 1.27 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 26.54 percent in 2011. The latest value from 2022 is 5.11 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 120 countries is 11.19 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Benin - Short-term external debt - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Benin - Short-term external debt - historical chart - 1970-2022




Definition: Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt.


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 Trade openness 50.93 2022 percent
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 Growth of exports 19.08 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 29.28 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 5.09 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 1.53 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 0.27 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 0.70 2021 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -5.10 2019 percent
 Current account, in dollars -0.73 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -7.63 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -0.77 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 1.33 2022 percent
 Remittances 231.00 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions 5.14 2021 million USD
 External debt 42.36 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 5.11 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 274.60 9/2022 billion
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