Official name
Form of government
Date of establishment of bilateral relations

Political relations

On 4 May 2017 the Government of the Republic of Serbia established 25 May as the Day of Friendship with the Peoples of Africa.

Relations with Benin are insufficiently developed. Good cooperation was achieved during the active participation of Serbia in the Non-Aligned Movement.

Economic relations

In 2020, exports amounted to 163,000 euros, while there were no imports. During 2019 exports to Benin amounted to 148,000 euros, while imports amounted to 4,000 euros.

Bilateral agreements

Declaration on establishing diplomatic relations between the FPRY and the Republic of Dahomey, date of coming into force: 3 July 1962

Agreement on trade and economic cooperation, date of coming into force: 24 April 1965

Agreement on economic cooperation between the Government of SFR Yugoslavia and the Government of PR Benin. Memorandum on negotiation between trade delegations, date of ratification: 15 February 1979

Contact information

Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Nigeria covering the Republic of Benin on a non-residential basis:

Contact at the MFA: Department for Africa and the Middle East, tel. +381 11 306-8254, e-mail: