Source
Central bank

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)

International Reserves

US$ 1.306 billion (Source: World Bank; Data updated: 2013)

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 12 billion (2014 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

20 billion of International dollars (2014 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
7.6% 2.3% 6.1% 5.3% 4.3% 5.0% 4.5% 5.8%
2011 2012 2013 2014*        
2.7% 0.0% 1.7% 6.5%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 716 (2014 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$1,157 International Dollars (2014 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2014*
0.02% 0.02% 0.02% 0.02% 0.02%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 38.5% 
  • industry: 24.4% 
  • services: 37% (2013 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2011 2012 2013 2014*
3.1% 5.3% -0.6% 3.9%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2011 2012 2013 2014*
N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

 

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
28.7% 29.1% 29.4% 31.5% 31.3%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
-2.9% -4.1% -1.1% -2.7% -5.7%

*Estimate  

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's rating: N/A

Moody's outlook: N/A

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data last updated Sept 2014)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies in Mali

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -834 million (2014 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-6.7% of GDP (2014 estimate)

Exports as percent of GDP(Exports of goods and services)

31.3% (2012)

(Data released on Oct 2014)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.01% (2012)

(Data were released in March 2014)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.01% (2012)

(Data were released in 2014)

Total exports

US$2.577 billion (2013 estimate) 

Export commodities

cotton, gold, livestock

Total imports

US$ 2.895 billion (2013 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

petroleum, machinery and equipment, construction materials, foodstuffs, textiles

Exports - major partners

China 52.9%, Malaysia 11%, Indonesia 5.3%, India 4.1% (2012)

Imports - major partners

France 11.2%, Senegal 9.9%, Cote dIvoire 8.7%, China 8.6% (2012)

FDI inflows
2011 2012 2013
US$ 556 million US$ 398 million US$ 410 million
FDI outflows
2011 2012 2013  
US$ 4 million US$ 16 million US$ 9 million  
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2010 2011 2012 2013
US$ 0 million US$ 0 million US$ 0 million US$ 2 million
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2012 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2013 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 189. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 155 out of 189 countries (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 136 out of 189 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 140 out of 189 countries

Registering Property: 99 out of 189 countries

Getting credit: 130 out of 189 countries

Protecting investors: 147 out of 189 countries

Trading across border: 160 out of 189 countries

Paying Taxes: 157 out of 189 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 113 out of 189 countries

Getting Electricity: 118 out of 189 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 131 out of 189 countries

(2013)

Global competitiveness ranking(ranking by country on a basis of 144, the first is the best)

128

(2014-2015)

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 122 Score: 55.5 (Mostly Unfree) (2014)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Total area

1,240,192 km2 (2006)

Capital

Bamako (2009)

Currency

Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF) (2009)

Government type

republic (2009)

Languages

French (official), Bambara 80%, numerous African languages

Religions

Muslim 90%, Christian 1%, indigenous beliefs 9%

Total population
1980 1990 2000 2012* 2017**
6.29 million 8.45 million 11.14 million 16.35 million 19.05 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2011
11.1% 18.5% 27.9% 34.9%
Population median age

16 years (2010)

Population growth rate

3% (2011)

Life expectancy

51 years (2010)

Adult literacy

26% (2005/2010)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

77.1% (2011)

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

33.02 (2010)

(Data were released in 2011, 0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

Political Rights:2
Civil Liberties:3 (2011)

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

68.98% (2011)

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

2% (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Cost of living - Mercer index(ranking by city on a basis of 214; the 1st is the most expensive and the 214th is the least expensive)

Bamako: 63rd (2011)

Source
CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

0.041 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)

World's Best Developed & Emerging Markets Banks

World's Best Subcustodian Banks

World's Best Banks By Region

World's Best Banks

2013

Additional Awards