IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 14 Jan 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

FDI: Entry and ownership rule

On January 14, 2013, the national assembly of Benin adopted the new Land Code (Law No. 2013-01) which prohibits land ownership by foreign entities. From now on, foreigners are only allowed to enter into long-term leases (max. 50 years, non-extendable) for a maximum of 1000 hectares per investor. 

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