Factsheet : Mali

Official Title:
Republic of Mali


General Information

Capital: Bamako
Population (million): 16.295
Total Area: 1,240,000km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 462.95 Franc CFA (XOF)(2015- Annual average)
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 Modibo KEÏTA

Ministers:
Foreign affairs: Abdoulaye DIOP
Trade: Abdel Karim KONATÉ
Economy and Finance: Mamadou Igor DIARRA

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:
Last: July 28 - August 11, 2013 (Presidential), Nov. 24 - Dec. 15 2013 (Legislative). Next : 2018 (Presidential and Legislative).


Economic Information (2015)

Comparative figures
Type Mali Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 16.71 1985.05
GDP per capita: ($) 1025.33 55409.05
GDP growth rate: (%) 6.12 1.18
Inflation: (%) 1.44 1.1
Unemployment: (%) 0 6.89

Product Trade and Investment (2015)

Canadian exports to country: $20,581,959
Canadian imports from country: $884,630
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Mali: $-37 million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Traoré Ami DIALLO

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Marc-André Fredette


May 2016
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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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.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Mali
Year Exports Imports
2011 $26,271,370 $878,050
2012 $16,008,385 $1,235,706
2013 $12,163,320 $409,988
2014 $12,228,847 $505,383
2015 $20,581,959 $884,630
Product trade (2015)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Mali
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $12,000 $5,216
02 Veg. Prod. $1,980,480 $253
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $1,516
04 Food Prod. $70,185 $760,113
05 Mineral Prod. $9,331 $491
06 Chemical Prod. $70,932 $2,188
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $272,442 $3,416
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $1,458 $15
09 Wood Prod. $15,547 $
10 Paper Prod. $2,309,769 $1,067
11 Textiles Prod. $889,838 $3,264
12 Dress Access. $17,512 $
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $18,069 $592
14 Precious Metals/stones $4,627 $4,939
15 Base Metal Prod. $1,986,233 $20,201
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $7,375,403 $46,043
17 Vehicles and Equip. $1,370,242 $9,665
18 Specialized Inst. $471,978 $13,733
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $3,512,520 $11,043
21 Antiques $ $875