Mali Economic Outlook

  • Economic growth was a robust 5.3% in 2016, and is expected to remain so in 2017 based on strong domestic demand.
  • Despite the signing of a peace and national reconciliation agreement in June 2015, the security situation was a cause for concern in 2016, with unrelenting rebel attacks against United Nations forces and the national army, plus mutually destructive fighting.
  • The modest entrepreneurial sector, concentrated around the capital Bamako, has real investment opportunities but must overcome significant obstacles that the authorities are trying to remove.

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Key Facts

Capital: Bamako
Area: 1,240,000 sq km
Total Population 2017: 18.7 Million
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 13.8 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 790
Inflation Rate: -
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 41.70%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 175
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.442
Membership Date: 10/09/1964
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 1.1 Billion

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Bureau National du Mali

Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement
B.P. 2950
Bamako, Mali

Tél : (223) 20222885/20222872
Fax : (223) 20222913

Mr. Alain-Pierre MbonampekaActing Director, West Africa Region 

Department West Africa Region

M. Alain-Pierre MbonampekaFonctionnaire en charge, Chargé de programme pays

African Development Bank Group
24ème  Etage, Immeuble  CCIA, Plateau
01 Boite Postale 1387 Abidjan 01
Côte d’Ivoire

Phone: (+225) 20 20 40 46