Mali is the 128th largest export economy in the world and the 90th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Mali exported $2.31B and imported $4.56B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $2.25B. In 2017 the GDP of Mali was $15.3B and its GDP per capita was $2.21k.
The top exports of Mali are Gold ($1.44B), Prepared Cotton ($131M), Raw Cotton ($119M), Bovine ($109M) and Sheep and Goats ($78.5M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($818M), Packaged Medicaments ($203M), Cement ($177M), Light Pure Woven Cotton ($154M) and Rice ($90.1M).
The top export destinations of Mali are South Africa ($780M), Switzerland ($578M), India ($137M), Burkina Faso ($116M) and Bangladesh ($111M). The top import origins are Senegal ($780M), China ($628M), Cote d'Ivoire ($404M), France ($369M) and the Netherlands ($177M).