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

US$ 146.14mn

value of exports to Mali

437
overseas Indians living in Mali

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

Meat

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

90%

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

Petroleum

potential is attracting significant interest from investors

2nd

largest producer of long staple cotton in Africa

No.1

producer of mangoes in Africa

Tourism

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

Values in US $ Millions

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 134.12 107.93 107.7 123.6 130.69
2 %Growth -19.53 -0.21 14.76 5.73
3 India’s Total Export 3,10,338.48 2,62,291.09 2,75,852.43 3,03,526.16 3,30,078.09
4 %Growth -15.48 5.17 10.03 8.75
5 %Share 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.04
6 IMPORT 78.59 242.78 99.23 114.14 18.31
7 %Growth 208.91 -59.13 15.02 -83.96
8 India’s Total Import 4,48,033.41 3,81,007.76 3,84,357.03 4,65,580.99 5,14,078.42
9 %Growth -14.96 0.88 21.13 10.42
10 %Share 0.02 0.06 0.03 0.02 0
11 TOTAL TRADE 212.72 350.72 206.94 237.74 148.99
12 %Growth 64.87 -41 14.89 -37.33
13 India’s Total Trade 7,58,371.89 6,43,298.84 6,60,209.46 7,69,107.15 8,44,156.51
14 %Growth -15.17 2.63 16.49 9.76
15 %Share 0.03 0.05 0.03 0.03 0.02
16 TRADE BALANCE 55.53 8.47 9.46 112.38
17 India’s Trade Balance -1,37,694.93 -1,18,716.67 -1,08,504.60 -1,62,054.83 -1,84,000.33

 

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Opportunities

Agricultural exports

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

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    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)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

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

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

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

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    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)

    fishexchange.mpeda.gov.in

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

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in
Minerals

    Reserve: 1.2-1.5 billion tonnes

    Production: Chromium Nickel – 1.8 million tonnes

    Production: 246,631 tons

    USGS Report

    Production: 800-1500 tonnes

    ametrade.org

    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

    eiti.org

    Production: 5,000-15,000 tonnes

    Reserve: 1.7-2.5 million tonnes

    ambamali-jp.org

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

Bilateral Investors

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