US trade (export - import) with Mali in 2015

Published or Updated: Mar 10, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Mali in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Mali

In 2015, US trade with Mali totaled $76.9 million, up 77.38% ($33.5 million) from 2014.

US exports to Mali in 2015 totaled $72.2 million, up 87.80% ($33.8 million) from 2014.

US imports from Mali in 2015 were $4.6 million, down 4.74% ($0.2 million) from 2014.

US trade surplus with Mali in 2015 was $67.6 million, a 101.24% increase ($34.0 million) over 2014.

Mali was the US 166th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 178th in 2014), accounting for 0.0020% of US total trade (up from 0.0011% in 2014).

Mali was the US 150th largest export market in 2015 (up from 170th in 2014), accounting for 0.0048% of US total exports (up from 0.0024% in 2014).

Mali was the US 180th largest supplier in 2015 (just as in 2014), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (just as in 2014).

US Exports to Mali

The major share of US exports to Mali in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 50.84% of US total exports to Mali (40.68% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 26.68% of US total exports to Mali (39.21% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.99% of US total exports to Mali (6.69% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.91% of US total exports to Mali (4.74% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.17% of US total exports to Mali (4.20% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Mali in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $9,814.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $5,321.0 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) - an increase of $4,830.6 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $2,817.8 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $2,623.2 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,971.0 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) - an increase of $1,690.4 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,445.5 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,120.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $872.8 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $729.2 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $609.0 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $444.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Mali in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $388.1 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $231.2 thousand;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $217.7 thousand.
US exports to Mali in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 15.4 0.02 79.9-80.73
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 217.7-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11.3 0.02 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 145.9-100.00
10 Cereals 1,572.1 2.18 1,759.7-10.66
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3.5 0.00 3.50.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,183.6 4.41 365.8770.40
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 114.7 0.16 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 872.8 1.21 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 51.6 0.07 15.8226.00
29 Organic chemicals 22.1 0.03 13.959.79
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,949.1 19.31 12,503.611.56
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 35.5 0.05 4.3726.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 743.3 1.03 134.2453.70
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 14.5 0.02 0.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2.7 0.00 10.7-74.50
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 158.8 0.22 130.022.15
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 289.1 0.40 677.3-57.31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,329.1 4.61 1,358.1145.13
40 Rubber and articles thereof 676.2 0.94 232.3191.13
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 81.0 0.11 103.9-22.05
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 167.8 0.23 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 168.3-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 32.1 0.04 30.45.68
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 73.7-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 171.5 0.24 129.032.96
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,623.2 3.63 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 53.6 0.07 33.460.58
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 24.6 0.03 7.2243.98
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 61.7 0.09 70.7-12.67
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,315.3 1.82 1,500.6-12.35
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 15.8 0.02 4.4258.92
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 4.3 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 59.4 0.08 5.9907.09
70 Glass and glassware 61.0 0.08 48.824.93
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 13.1 0.02 0.0
72 Iron and steel 8.8 0.01 8.71.38
73 Articles of iron or steel 995.5 1.38 915.18.78
74 Copper and articles thereof 67.2 0.09 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 13.4 0.02 44.4-69.79
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 49.8-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 344.6 0.48 575.8-40.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 138.0 0.19 20.9559.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 18,749.6 25.96 8,935.5109.83
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 7,937.0 10.99 3,106.4155.51
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 198.6 0.27 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,939.3 9.61 1,618.2328.82
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,071.4 1.48 342.2213.08
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5.1 0.01 9.9-48.14
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,821.0 2.52 1,635.311.36
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 11.3 0.02 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 111.3 0.15 169.4-34.31
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 1,800.6 2.49 110.21,533.71
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 33.0 0.05 53.0-37.72
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3.2 0.00 23.2-86.04
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 120.0 0.17 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,132.3 2.95 1,011.4110.82

US Imports from Mali

The major share of US imports from Mali in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.86% of US total imports from Mali (6.55% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.63% of US total imports from Mali (26.85% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.12% of US total imports from Mali (0.23% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.79% of US total imports from Mali (2.00% in 2014);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.64% of US total imports from Mali (4.12% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.50% of US total imports from Mali (0.46% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Mali in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $508.0 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $398.4 thousand;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $322.6 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) - an increase of $262.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $201.8 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $76.6 thousand;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $69.8 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) - an increase of $47.6 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $45.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $39.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Mali in 2015 over the 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1,323.9 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $402.4 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $327.8 thousand;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $124.3 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $32.2 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $15.5 thousand.
US imports from Mali in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
01 Live animals 101.4 2.18 31.6221.03
10 Cereals 4.9 0.11 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 22.3 0.48 54.5-59.10
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 349.8 7.53 27.31,183.32
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 466.3 10.03 794.0-41.28
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 13.8 0.30 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 402.4-100.00
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 7.6 0.16 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5.9 0.13 2.0191.99
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 63.7 1.37 17.8258.50
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.9 0.13 2.2163.41
52 Cotton 10.8 0.23 14.1-23.45
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3.1 0.07 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.4 0.05 1.2103.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 83.6 1.80 44.587.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 29.8 0.64 34.2-12.87
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 15.5-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 2.6 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 76.4 1.64 200.7-61.93
73 Articles of iron or steel 516.7 11.12 8.65,888.20
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 430.2 9.26 31.81,251.41
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 505.0 10.87 242.2108.52
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5.1 0.11 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 122.0 2.63 45.4168.68
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4.6 0.10 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 97.5 2.10 109.7-11.12
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 48.5 1.04 0.95,165.29
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 829.4 17.85 2,153.3-61.48
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 837.5 18.02 635.831.73
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce