Factsheet : Mali

Official Title:
Republic of Mali


General Information

Capital: Bamako
Population (million): 15.791
Total Area: 1,240,000km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 447.46 Franc CFA (XOF)(2014)
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, African integration and International cooperation : 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 (2014)

Comparative figures
Type Mali Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 13.16 1975.58
GDP per capita: ($) 833.36 55662.75
GDP growth rate: (%) 6.83 2.53
Inflation: (%) 0.89 1.9
Unemployment: (%) 0 6.92

Trade and Investment (2014)

Canadian exports to country: $12,228,847
Canadian imports from country: $505,411
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Mali: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Traoré Ami DIALLO

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Louis DE LORIMIER


August 2015
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.
5-year trade
Canada - Mali
Year Exports Imports
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
2014 $12,228,847 $505,411
Product trade (2014)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Mali
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $3,837
02 Veg. Prod. $ $916
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $357 $1,385
04 Food Prod. $8,560 $267,860
05 Mineral Prod. $9,944 $351
06 Chemical Prod. $113,842 $1,874
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $164,875 $11,746
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $6,019 $
09 Wood Prod. $635 $3,069
10 Paper Prod. $1,114,962 $10,085
11 Textiles Prod. $750,661 $792
12 Dress Access. $46,454 $84
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $5,211 $475
14 Precious Metals/stones $4,266 $3,965
15 Base Metal Prod. $1,289,043 $5,014
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $7,679,555 $63,441
17 Vehicles and Equip. $507,918 $4,305
18 Specialized Inst. $334,525 $111,566
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $44,468 $9,447
21 Antiques $ $5,199