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Fact Sheet

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Mali

Official Title:
Republic of Mali


General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
5-year trade
Canada - Mali
Year Exports Imports
2009 $7,119,333 $346,716
2010 $9,176,706 $603,231
2011 $26,271,370 $878,050
2012 $16,008,385 $1,235,706
2013 $12,163,320 $409,988
Product trade (2013)
21 HS Chapters
Canada - Mali
Chapter Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $8,674
02 Veg. Prod. $12,321 $1,323
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $2,042
04 Food Prod. $2,800 $124,799
05 Mineral Prod. $5,507 $7,078
06 Chemical Prod. $43,777 $2,429
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $172,190 $524
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ $271
09 Wood Prod. $18,288 $1,411
10 Paper Prod. $1,762,273 $473
11 Textiles Prod. $986,096 $7,489
12 Dress Access. $ $
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $26,999 $10,236
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $4,385
15 Base Metal Prod. $178,115 $5,094
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $7,610,461 $118,069
17 Vehicles and Equip. $820,763 $36,030
18 Specialized Inst. $114,619 $71,023
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $4,500 $661
21 Antiques $ $7,977

Capital: Bamako
Population (million): 16.854
Total Area: 1,240,000km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 479.85 Franc CFA (XOF)(2013)
National Holiday: 22 September, Proclamation of the Republic
Language(s): French, Bambara, other African languages


Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Unicameral National Assembly

Head of State:
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Moussa Mara

Ministers:
Foreign affairs, African integration and International cooperation : Abdoulaye Diop
Trade: Abdel Karim Konaté
Economy and Finance: Bouaré Fily Sissoko

Main Political Parties:
RPM : Rassemblement pour le Mali (parti présidentiel-70 députés); URD : Union pour la République et la Démocratie (opposition-17 députés); ADEMA/PASJ : Alliance pour la démocratie au Mali/Parti Africain pour la Solidarité et la Justice (mouvance présidentielle-16 députés)

Elections:
Presidential: last in July 28, and August 11, 2013 Legislative: last Nov. 24 and Dec. 15 2013


Economic Information (2013)

Comparative figures
Type Mali Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 11.4 1878.77
GDP per capita: ($) 676.11 53518.54
GDP growth rate: (%) 1.73 2.01
Inflation: (%) -0.6 0.96
Unemployment: (%) 0 7.08

Trade and Investment (2013)

Canadian exports to country: $12,163,320
Canadian imports from country: $409,988
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Mali: $-4 million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Traoré Ami Diallo

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Louis de Lorimier


August 2014
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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2010-02-19