US trade (export - import) with Mali in 2018

Published or Updated: Jul 07, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Mali in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Mali

In 2018, US trade with Mali totaled $83.3 million, up 28.00% ($18.2 million) from 2017.

US exports to Mali in 2018 totaled $78.4 million, up 26.39% ($16.4 million) from 2017.

US imports from Mali in 2018 totaled $4.9 million, up 60.49% ($1.9 million) from 2017.

US trade surplus with Mali in 2018 was $73.4 million, a 24.62% increase ($14.5 million) over 2017.

Mali was the US 170th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 172nd in 2017), accounting for 0.0019% of US total trade (up from 0.0016% in 2017).

Mali was the US 156th largest export market in 2018 (up from 160th in 2017), accounting for 0.0047% of US total exports (up from 0.0040% in 2017).

Mali was the US 186th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 193rd in 2017), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (up from 0.0001% in 2017).

US Exports to Mali

The major share of US exports to Mali in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 70.09% of US total exports to Mali (64.00% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.57% of US total exports to Mali (17.97% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.93% of US total exports to Mali (4.95% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.66% of US total exports to Mali (4.58% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.49% of US total exports to Mali (2.91% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Mali in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $23,231.7 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,778.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $944.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $914.3 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $813.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $593.1 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $402.3 thousand;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $380.8 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $241.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Mali in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7,186.9 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $2,249.3 thousand;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $2,242.2 thousand;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - a decrease of $495.8 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $303.1 thousand;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $239.1 thousand.
US exports to Mali in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 25.7-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 182.0 0.23 283.7-35.85
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 53.0 0.07 0.0
10 Cereals 857.3 1.09 762.012.51
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9.0 0.01 53.3-83.11
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 6.8-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 323.4 0.41 338.6-4.48
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 7.4 0.01 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 11.9-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,649.3 2.11 1,584.84.07
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 40.5 0.05 163.3-75.22
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 239.1-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 11.3 0.01 65.7-82.77
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,024.9 2.58 4,274.1-52.63
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 31.7 0.04 45.8-30.73
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 303.1-100.00
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 4.8 0.01 22.8-79.16
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 23.2 0.03 17.631.89
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 438.6 0.56 57.8658.97
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 239.4 0.31 228.34.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,808.5 3.58 2,617.87.29
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,046.2 6.44 3,268.154.41
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 81.4 0.10 10.8654.86
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 113.1-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 22.2 0.03 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 122.3 0.16 178.2-31.40
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 101.2 0.13 40.5149.61
55 Man-made staple fibers 50.5 0.06 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9.8 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 42.4 0.05 36.017.83
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 21.9 0.03 19.810.29
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11.8 0.02 133.1-91.13
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,787.7 2.28 1,546.215.62
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3.8 0.00 26.2-85.50
65 Headgear and parts thereof 23.0 0.03 44.7-48.58
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 17.9 0.02 13.730.61
69 Ceramic products 9.5 0.01 28.2-66.28
70 Glass and glassware 8.1 0.01 29.6-72.64
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6.1 0.01 7.5-18.87
72 Iron and steel 168.4 0.21 166.90.90
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,794.4 2.29 1,842.9-2.63
74 Copper and articles thereof 7.6 0.01 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 28.7 0.04 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 166.8 0.21 119.639.49
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 583.0 0.74 598.2-2.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 119.1 0.15 112.16.25
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,285.5 22.06 24,472.4-29.37
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 6,389.3 8.15 8,631.5-25.98
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,170.3 5.32 3,577.316.58
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 23,739.0 30.30 507.34,579.32
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 57.5-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,335.0 4.26 2,420.637.77
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 746.0 0.95 343.7117.05
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 179.5 0.23 675.3-73.42
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 968.6 1.24 155.6522.46
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 17.7 0.02 65.6-73.05
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 20.3 0.03 12.068.75
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,561.2 3.27 1,617.158.39

US Imports from Mali

The major share of US imports from Mali in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 37.65% of US total imports from Mali (27.34% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.03% of US total imports from Mali (16.39% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.29% of US total imports from Mali (7.16% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.49% of US total imports from Mali (1.13% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.99% of US total imports from Mali (13.03% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Mali in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,139.5 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $988.1 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $254.2 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $130.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $95.6 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $53.6 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $49.4 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $22.5 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $21.6 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $20.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Mali in 2018 over the 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $303.4 thousand;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $181.2 thousand;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $111.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $52.0 thousand;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $45.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $39.4 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $36.6 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $34.4 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $27.3 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $18.7 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $17.2 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $16.5 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $15.6 thousand.
US imports from Mali in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 46.6 0.95 42.59.60
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 27.3-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2.7 0.06 2.64.91
10 Cereals 10.6 0.22 26.2-59.58
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 13.7 0.28 30.2-54.60
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 17.2-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 64.9 1.32 176.1-63.11
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 382.8 7.78 128.5197.83
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 52.0-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 21.6 0.44 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 13.2-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 53.6 1.09 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3.5 0.07 0.0
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5.5 0.11 7.0-20.32
39 Plastics and articles thereof 57.0 1.16 7.6649.68
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.7 0.06 1.941.89
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 17.4 0.35 13.627.91
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7.0 0.14 43.6-84.06
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 31.5 0.64 45.9-31.49
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3.5 0.07 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.8 0.14 310.2-97.80
52 Cotton 17.4 0.35 62.9-72.34
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.7 0.02 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 1.4-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8.8 0.18 12.9-31.66
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 73.6 1.50 51.144.04
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 61.6 1.25 80.3-23.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 8.3-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2.7 0.05 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 15.4 0.31 10.547.18
73 Articles of iron or steel 5.6 0.11 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 20.8 0.42 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,160.4 23.58 20.85,466.58
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 478.7 9.73 659.9-27.45
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 100.0 2.03 4.42,196.21
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 114.0 2.32 153.4-25.68
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 73.0 1.48 71.61.91
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 3.0 0.06 2.94.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 34.4-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,655.1 33.63 667.0148.13
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 399.3 8.11 269.348.29
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce