Factsheet : Mali

Official Title:
Republic of Mali


General Information

Capital: Bamako
Population (million): 16.82
Total Area: 1,240,000km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 447.22 Franc CFA (XOF) (2016- Annual average)
National Holiday: 22 September, Proclamation of the Republic
Language(s): French, Bambara, other languages.


Political Information

Type of State:
Presidential Republic

Type of Government:
Unicameral National Assembly, 147 Members of Parliament.

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: Boubou CISSE

Main Political Parties:
RPM: Rally for Mali (presidential-70 party members); URD: Union for the Republic and Democracy (opposition MPs-17); ADEMA / PASJ Alliance for Democracy in Mali / African Party for Solidarity and Justice (presidential party-16 party members)

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


Economic Information (2016)

Comparative figures
Type Mali Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 18.50 2,026.59
GDP per capita: ($) 1,100.15 55,938.56
GDP growth rate: (%) 5.37 1.43
Inflation: (%) -1.8 1.41
Unemployment: (%) 0 7

Product Trade and Investment (2016)

Canadian exports to country: $28,684,408
Canadian imports from country: $1,207,947
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Mali: $322 million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Mahamadou DIARRA

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Marc-André FREDETTE


May 2017
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
2012 $16,008,385 $1,235,706
2013 $12,163,320 $409,988
2014 $12,228,847 $505,383
2015 $20,611,391 $884,630
2016 $28,684,408 $1,207,947
Product trade (2016)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Mali
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $7,318
02 Veg. Prod. $1,106,365 $5,016
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $70,185
04 Food Prod. $52,218 $711,637
05 Mineral Prod. $28,161 $132
06 Chemical Prod. $10,424 $1,289
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $230,752 $1,181
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $16,659 $1,789
09 Wood Prod. $681 $4,285
10 Paper Prod. $1,932,882 $2,153
11 Textiles Prod. $325,613 $12,023
12 Dress Access. $6,413 $2,853
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $28,714 $99
14 Precious Metals/stones $2,805 $634
15 Base Metal Prod. $5,102,396 $1,903
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $12,583,160 $87,617
17 Vehicles and Equip. $2,520,090 $10,458
18 Specialized Inst. $411,996 $231,454
19 Arms & Ammunition $20,797 $
20 Misc. Articles $4,126,299 $1,575
21 Antiques $ $54,346