Three-quarters of exporters in Benin suffer from challenges related to non-tariff measures (NTMs), according to an ITC survey of 360 companies. Fresh pineapples and fruit juices are among the most affected products.Despite strong export potential, rigorous EU sanitary standards and neighbouring countries’ surcharges are hampering small businesses. Survey results suggest streamlining certification procedures and greater transparency for customs formalities.
Publication Date: 19 Apr. 2017