Sector : Dairy

Region Africa

Destination Market: Benin

Information : Benin

COUNTRY NAME: Benin

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018: (€million): 107

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 79

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 87

 

TRADE:

For 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 519 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €0.79 million to Benin.

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 1,572 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €3.2 million to Benin.

For 2016, CSO estimates indicate that Ireland exported 1,033 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €1.9 million to Benin.

 

PRODUCT: In recent years  the typical products exported to Benin were as follows;

  • Fat Filled Milk Powder,
  • Whole Milk Powder.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to Benin from Ireland is on the basis of the following certificate types;

  • Public and Animal Health and Veterinary statements from Milk Policy Division's (MPD's) Menu of Statements.
  • Applicants select from MPD's Menu of Statements to satisfy country requirements. However, custom and usage have set some precedents.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTSFood Exports Dairy - Key Requirements (doc 37Kb) .

 

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

 

CONTACT POINTS: dairyexportcerts@agriculture.gov.ie