US trade (export - import) with Mali in 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 16, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Mali in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Mali

In 2017, US trade with Mali was $65.1 million, down 16.14% ($12.5 million) from 2016.

US exports to Mali in 2017 were $62.0 million, down 15.20% ($11.1 million) from 2016.

US imports from Mali in 2017 were $3.1 million, down 31.45% ($1.4 million) from 2016.

US trade surplus with Mali in 2017 was $58.9 million, a 14.14% decrease ($9.7 million) over 2016.

Mali was the US 172nd largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 166th in 2016), accounting for 0.0016% of US total trade (down from 0.0021% in 2016).

Mali was the US 160th largest export market in 2017 (down from 150th in 2016), accounting for 0.0040% of US total exports (down from 0.0050% in 2016).

Mali was the US 193rd largest supplier in 2017 (down from 184th in 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (down from 0.0002% in 2016).

US Exports to Mali

The major share of US exports to Mali in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 64.00% of US total exports to Mali (66.20% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.97% of US total exports to Mali (17.14% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.95% of US total exports to Mali (5.58% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.58% of US total exports to Mali (3.45% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.91% of US total exports to Mali (2.08% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Mali in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,657.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $843.6 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 $550.4 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $354.4 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $318.2 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $259.7 thousand;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $212.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Mali in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,061.8 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 $3,802.4 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $3,592.6 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1,850.2 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1,612.6 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $1,078.1 thousand.
US exports to Mali in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 25.7 0.04 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 283.7 0.46 353.4-19.72
10 Cereals 762.0 1.23 896.2-14.98
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 53.3 0.09 6.6707.02
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 6.8 0.01 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 338.6 0.55 314.77.61
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11.9 0.02 1,090.0-98.91
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,584.8 2.56 1,412.812.17
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7.0 0.01 81.5-91.44
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 163.3 0.26 71.7127.89
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 239.1 0.39 27.0785.93
29 Organic chemicals 65.7 0.11 19.5236.16
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,274.1 6.89 7,866.7-45.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 45.8 0.07 88.3-48.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 303.1 0.49 137.8120.00
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 22.8 0.04 95.2-76.01
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 17.6 0.03 17.13.15
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 57.8 0.09 150.9-61.72
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 228.3 0.37 154.947.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,617.8 4.22 960.1172.65
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,268.1 5.27 3,008.48.63
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 10.8 0.02 34.2-68.49
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 113.1 0.18 3.53,130.14
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 178.2 0.29 26.0586.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 40.5 0.07 78.3-48.22
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 30.2-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 19.5-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 58.2-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 36.0 0.06 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 19.8 0.03 33.9-41.50
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 133.1 0.21 108.822.31
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,546.2 2.49 1,191.829.74
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 26.2 0.04 56.2-53.36
65 Headgear and parts thereof 44.7 0.07 16.7167.27
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13.7 0.02 49.9-72.48
69 Ceramic products 28.2 0.05 7.6272.77
70 Glass and glassware 29.6 0.05 19.056.02
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7.5 0.01 8.3-8.81
72 Iron and steel 166.9 0.27 5.82,780.28
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,842.9 2.97 1,800.92.33
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 44.4-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 119.6 0.19 3.53,361.26
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 598.2 0.96 447.733.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 112.1 0.18 216.9-48.34
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24,472.4 39.48 28,534.2-14.23
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 8,631.5 13.92 12,433.9-30.58
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 4.7 0.01 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,577.3 5.77 3,462.03.33
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 507.3 0.82 2,357.5-78.48
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 57.5 0.09 23.7142.49
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,420.6 3.90 1,577.053.49
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.3 0.01 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 343.7 0.55 25.51,249.13
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 675.3 1.09 124.9440.69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 155.6 0.25 241.6-35.60
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 65.6 0.11 56.216.63
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 12.0 0.02 6.876.47
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,617.1 2.61 3,229.7-49.93

US Imports from Mali

The major share of US imports from Mali in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.34% of US total imports from Mali (19.40% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.39% of US total imports from Mali (19.46% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 13.03% of US total imports from Mali (1.33% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 7.16% of US total imports from Mali (3.65% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.13% of US total imports from Mali (1.45% in 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.34% of US total imports from Mali (1.14% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Mali in 2017 over 2016 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) - an increase of $308.1 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $128.5 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 $82.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $53.2 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $52.0 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $40.5 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $34.4 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $27.9 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $27.3 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $19.8 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $17.2 thousand;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $13.8 thousand;
  • Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork (HS code 46) - an increase of $12.4 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $10.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Mali in 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1,300.3 thousand;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $648.0 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $161.6 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $52.7 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 $40.6 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $37.0 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) - a decrease of $17.0 thousand.
US imports from Mali in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 42.5 1.39 28.748.20
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 27.3 0.89 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2.6 0.08 0.0
10 Cereals 26.2 0.85 15.667.63
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 30.2 0.98 2.31,228.89
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 17.2 0.56 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 176.1 5.74 824.0-78.64
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 128.5 4.19 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 52.0 1.69 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 13.2 0.43 50.2-73.70
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 4.9 0.16 2.4104.15
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7.0 0.23 3.695.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7.6 0.25 8.1-5.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.9 0.06 0.8152.24
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13.6 0.44 7.776.98
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 43.6 1.42 23.883.36
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 45.9 1.50 33.536.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 310.2 10.11 2.114,510.17
52 Cotton 62.9 2.05 54.016.56
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2.8 0.09 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1.4 0.05 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 12.9 0.42 4.6182.40
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 51.1 1.67 57.9-11.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 80.3 2.62 39.7102.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8.3 0.27 0.51,481.14
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 10.5 0.34 51.1-79.51
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2.5 0.08 8.1-69.34
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20.8 0.68 182.4-88.57
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 659.9 21.52 577.514.27
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4.4 0.14 7.9-45.16
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 153.4 5.00 100.253.03
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 71.6 2.34 68.84.02
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 2.9 0.09 19.9-85.45
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 34.4 1.12 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 667.0 21.75 1,967.3-66.09
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 269.3 8.78 322.0-16.37
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce