Source
Central bank

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)

International Reserves

US$ 1.379 billion (Source: IMF; Data updated: 2012)

Source
Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 11.065 billion (2011 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

19.183 billion of International dollars (2011 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
11.9% 4.3% 7.6% 2.3% 6.1% 5.3% 4.3% 5%
2009 2010 2011 2012*        
4.5% 5.8% 2.7% 6%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 677 (2010 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$1,174 International Dollars (2010 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2015**
0.02% 0.02% 0.02% 0.02% 0.02%

**Forecast

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector

(Data released on February 2012)

  • agriculture: 38.8% 
  • industry: 21.9% 
  • services: 39.3% (2011 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

(Data released on March 2012)

Inflation
2009 2010 2011 2012*
2.2%(2008) 1.3% 3.1% 6.1%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2009 2010 2011 2012*
N/A N/A N/A(2009) N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

(Data released on December 2011)

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012*
21.6% 24.2% 29.5% 30.6% 27.1%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011* 2012**
0.4% -1.2% 0.1% -1.3% -1.9%

*Estimate    **Forecast

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 Dec 2011 and Nov 2012)

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$ -1.1 billion (2011 estimate)(After 2008)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-10.3% of GDP (2011 estimate)(2009)

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

N/A

(Data released on April 2012)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.01%(2007)

(Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.01% (2010)(2007)

(Data were released in 2012)

Total exports

US$2.557 billion (2012 estimate) 

Export commodities

cotton, gold, livestock

Total imports

US$3.209 billion (2012 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

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

Exports - major partners

China 32.5%, South Korea 15.2%, Indonesia 12.8%, Thailand 6.6%, Bangladesh 5.3% (2011)

Imports - major partners

Senegal 15%, France 11.7%, China 8.2%, Cote dIvoire 6.3% (2011)

FDI inflows
2009 2010 2011
US$748 million US$406 million(2009) US$178 million(2009)
FDI outflows
2009 2010 2011  
US$-1 million US$7 million US$2 million  
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2008 2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A(2009) N/A(2009) N/A
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2010(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 2011(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A(2008 estimate)

(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 - 185. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.)

Overall ranking: 151 out of 185 countries(2009) (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 118 out of 185 countries(2009)

Enforcing Contracts: 133 out of 185 countries

Registering Property: 91 out of 185 countries

Getting credit: 129 out of 185 countries

Protecting investors: 150 out of 185 countries

Trading across border: 152 out of 185 countries

Paying Taxes: 166 out of 185 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 99 out of 185 countries

Getting Electricity: 115 out of 185 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 120 out of 185 countries

(2013)

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

128

(2012)

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 117 Score: 55.8 (Mostly Unfree) (2009)

(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

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