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Canada-Mali fact sheet

Official Title:
Republic of Mali

General Information

Capital: Bamako
Population (million): 20.86
Total Area: 1,240,000km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 443.12 Franc CFA (XOF) (2021- 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:
National Transitional Council, 121 members

Head of State:
President of the transition, Colonel Assimi GOÏTA

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla MAÏGA

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation: Abdoulaye DIOP
Justice and Human Rights: Mamoudou KASSOGUÉ
Mines, Energy and Water: Lamine Seydou TRAORÉ
Industry, Trade and Investment promotion: Mahmoud OULD MOHAMED
Economy and Finance: Alfousseyni SANOU

Main Political Parties:
M5-RFP: 5 June Movement – Rally of Patriotic Forces; RPM: Rally for Mali; URD: Union for the Republic and Democracy; ADEMA / PASJ: Alliance for Democracy in Mali / African Party for Solidarity and Justice

Elections:
Last: presidential, July 29 - Aug. 12, 2018; legislative, March 29 – April 19, 2020. Next: awaiting the organization of the next legislative and presidential elections following the coups d’état of August 18, 2020 and May 24, 2021.

Economic Information (2021)

Comparative figures
Type Mali Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 24.30 2,520.82
GDP per capita: ($) 1,164.89 65,944.96
GDP growth rate: (%) 3.06 4.56
Inflation: (%) 4.04 3.4
Unemployment: (%) 0 7.43

Source: IMF (estimates)

Product Trade and Investment (2021)

Canadian exports to country: $50,204,684
Canadian imports from country: $5,057,313
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in the country: $1,457 million

Source: Statistics Canada

Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Fatima Braoulé MEÏTÉ

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Vacant

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 figure is unavailable.

Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Mali
Year Exports Imports
2017 $26,505,633 $2,259,892
2018 $20,925,064 $2,171,881
2019 $26,600,274 $2,872,100
2020 $36,172,330 $3,139,102
2021 $50,204,684 $5,057,313
21 HS Sections (2021)
Canada - Mali
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $14,238 $26,548
02 Veg. Prod. $11,287,620 $22,461
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $2,454
04 Food Prod. $2,996 $4,874,986
05 Mineral Prod. $88,131 $1,256
06 Chemical Prod. $1,447,123 $3,309
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $781,473 $7,277
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $29,341 $43
09 Wood Prod. $200 $2,695
10 Paper Prod. $1,914,200 $601
11 Textiles Prod. $157,983 $9,437
12 Dress Access. $1,714 $336
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $313,646 $939
14 Precious Metals/stones $23,229 $12,054
15 Base Metal Prod. $2,089,694 $1,437
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $24,090,668 $54,056
17 Vehicles and Equip. $7,372,216 $2,041
18 Specialized Inst. $157,228 $8,781
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $268,035 $2,790
21 Antiques $ $23,812


May 2022
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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