Mali is the 82nd largest export economy in the world and the 76th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, Mali exported $2.84B and imported $3.8B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $953M. In 2016 the GDP of Mali was $14B and its GDP per capita was $2.12k.
The top exports of Mali are Gold ($2.04B), Prepared Cotton ($262M), Sheep and Goats ($123M), Bovine ($99M) and Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($72.2M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($814M), Cement ($198M), Packaged Medicaments ($145M), Nitrogenous Fertilizers ($93.3M) and Rice ($86.7M).
The top export destinations of Mali are South Africa ($1.34B), Switzerland ($428M), the United Arab Emirates ($216M), Cote d'Ivoire ($170M) and Burkina Faso ($109M). The top import origins are Senegal ($461M), France ($406M), China ($366M), Ghana ($299M) and Germany ($151M).