Why Benin

With a population of 10,872,298 (2016) and a total area of 114,763km2, The Republic of Benin is a West African country that is bordered by Togo, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Niger. Cotonou is the economic capital of Benin and also the largest city.

Its geographical situation makes it premium access to Africa with direct accessibility by water, rail, airlines and railways.
Benin is a model of democracy and stability, with all the necessary assets to become a center of inclusive and sustainable development, economic dynamism and social progress. The official language is French.

From 2001-2016, Benin achieved an average economic growth of 4.1%. Growth was 5.4% in 2017 and is predicted to reach 7.1% in 2021. This is one of the strongest growth rates in the region, and is well above the average of sub-Saharan African countries of 4.5%.

Moreover, Benin’s success has been achieved without harming the country’s overall economic health – the budget deficit was just 2.2% of the GDP in 2016.

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