(Togo First) – Togo’s main exports in Q1 2019 were Burkina Faso, Benin and India, with the first leading the pace.
Indeed, over the year’s first three months, 17.4% of the country’s exports, valued at XOF20.1 billion, were sent to its northern neighbor. This is slightly lower than the previous year, over the same period, knowingly 19% of Togolese exports (amounting to XOF21.1 billion).
Burkina Faso imported mostly from its neighbor, in Q1 2019, clinker (XOF3.9 billion), plastic bags, sachets, pockets and cones (XOF2.1 billion).
Benin comes next capturing 16.7% of exports in the first quarter of this year, against 9.9% last year, over the same period (respectively valued at XOF19.3 billion and XOF11 billion). Exports to Benin comprised mostly beauty products, and clinker.