Raw Cashew Nuts accounted for 22% of total exports with total qty estimated at 150,000MT valued at $140Mn. Benin imported 1.8Mn MT of Rice in 2017 valued at $600mn making it one of the top 3 largest Rice importers in the world. This is 13% of total value of imports of Benin in 2017 which stood at $4.34 Bn.
For us at PJS, Benin is both an import and export destination. We have been sourcing Raw Cashew Nuts from Benin, exporting them to India since 2014. We are one of the major Rice importers in Benin since 2007. Our Rice brands (Golden Standard, African King) are among the best selling Rice brands in the country.