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Benin's lucrative used car trade

5 September 2014 Last updated at 12:14 BST

The small West African country of Benin has become one of the main destinations for second-hand cars, coming from Europe and the US.

Every month, around 25,000 vehicles come into the country.

But not for long, as most of those cars are on their way to Nigeria.

Sophie Ribstein reports for Africa Business Report from the port of Cotonou.