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US$ 200mn
Bilateral trade between India and Mali in 2020-21

US$ 146.14mn

value of exports to Mali

overseas Indians living in Mali

Concurrent Accreditation The Mission in Mali also handles India's bilateral relations with Mauritania


Unique, traditional expertise produces top quality, highly sought-after meat


of Mali's mineral wealth comes from gold

Gems and minerals

Presence of diamonds, precious stones, uranium, granite, gypsum, kaolin, limestone, lithium, rock salt, silver, established in different regions of Mali


potential is attracting significant interest from investors


largest producer of long staple cotton in Africa


producer of mangoes in Africa


Presence of animals like African lions, ball pythons, black rhinos, crocodiles, chimpanzees, dromedary camels, giraffes, etc make it ideal for wildlife tourism

India's Exports and Imports to Mali

Invest in Mali

(+223) 2022 9525 / 26

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API-Guichet Unique Bamako Boulevard Abdelaziz Bouteflika Quartier du Fleuve, BP: 1980

Embassy of India, Bamako (Mali)

00-223-20 22 08 13/20 23 54 21

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101, Avenue de l’OUA, B.P. 8008
Badalabougou Est, Bamako (Mali)

Commercial Representative

(+223) 2023 5420, 2023 5421

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Agricultural exports

    Groats/meal of wheat (110311)
    Other wheat and meslin (100199)


    Milk in powder/granules/oth. solid form, fat content by wt. not >1.5% (040210)
    Milk in powder/granules/oth. solid form, unsweetened, fat content by wt. >1 … (040221)


    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Soups & broths & preps. therefor (210410)


    Onions & shallots, fresh/chilled (070310)
    Potatoes other than seed potatoes, fresh/chilled (070190)


    Fish preparations; sardines, sardinella and brisling or sprats, prepared or preserved, whole or in pieces (but not minced) (160413)
    Fish; frozen, flat fish, n.e.c. in item no. 0303.3, excluding fillets, livers, roes and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030339)
    Fish; frozen, jack and horse mackerel (Trachurus spp.), excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030355)
    Fish; frozen, n.e.c. in heading 0303, excluding fillet, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030389)
    Fish; frozen, salmonidae, n.e.c. in item no. 0303.1, excluding fillet, livers, roes and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030319)


    Broken rice (100640)
    Husked (brown) rice (100620)


    Reserve: 1.2-1.5 billion tonnes

    Production: Chromium Nickel – 1.8 million tonnes

    Production: 246,631 tons

    USGS Report

    Production: 800-1500 tonnes


    Production: 450,000 tonnes

    Production: Iron Ore – 2-6 billion tonnes

    Deposits: 40-60 million tonnes

    Reserve: 10-13 million tonnes

    Production: 100 million tonnes

    Reserve: 20 million tonnes

    Production: 30,000 tons

    mines.gouv.mlUSGS Report

    Reserve: Oil Shale – 10 billion metric tons


    Production: 5,000-15,000 tonnes

    Reserve: 1.7-2.5 million tonnes


Priority Sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Mali
  • Raw cotton
  • Wood
  • Shea nuts
  • Agricultural products
India's top export to Mali
  • Equipment for electricity transmission
  • Cotton fabrics
  • Cycle parts
  • Drugs and pharmaceuticals
  • Transport equipment
  • Processed food
  • Construction material

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