Mali

Mali ranked No. 163 in total trade value through June with a total of $52.1 million. Exports totaled $51.18 million and Imports totaled $920,603, a surplus of $50.26 million.

U.S. trade with Mali rose to $52.1 million through June

Mali’s trade with the United States rose to $52.1 million through the first six months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 71.28 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Mali increased 84.61 percent while U.S. imports from Mali fell 65.85 percent. The U.S. surplus with Mali was $50.26 million.

Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga.; and No. 5 Port of New York. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of New York; No. 4 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 67.11 percent of Mali’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 1277.54 percent to $12.1 million.
    Exports rose 1387.58 percent to $12.1 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 119.43 percent to $7.3 million.
    Exports rose 122.78 percent to $7.3 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 24.53 percent to $6.4 million.
    Exports fell 15.86 percent to $6.08 million. Imports fell 74.57 percent to $318,661.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 226.46 percent to $5.53 million.
    Exports rose 226.16 percent to $5.53 million. Imports totaled $5,100.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New York rose 14.79 percent to $3.63 million.
    Exports rose 14.79 percent to $3.63 million. There were no imports.

Mali ranked No. 163 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 179.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.77 trillion, down 57.4 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 58.23 percent to $687.16 billion; imports dropped 56.85 percent to $1.08 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada; Mexico; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $391.01 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $853.23 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Mali by value through June were the categories of Misc. machinery for moving, grading; Commercial vehicles; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; and Cell phones, related equipment, respectively. They accounted for 40.86 percent of total exports to Mali.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Mali –– Misc. printed matter, including photos; Computer chips; Antiques; Automatic regulating instruments, parts; and Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms –– accounted for 59.58 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Mali:

  • Misc. machinery for moving, grading rose 5860.27 percent compared to last year to $5.42 million.
  • Commercial vehicles totaled $5.37 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 27.96 percent compared to last year to $3.96 million.
  • Self-propelled heavy construction machinery rose 1470.42 percent compared to last year to $3.25 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 1.3 percent compared to last year to $2.91 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Mali:

  • Misc. printed matter, including photos fell 34.87 percent compared to last year to $173,568.
  • Computer chips rose 8.61 percent compared to last year to $161,300.
  • Antiques totaled $81,135. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Automatic regulating instruments, parts rose 970.23 percent compared to last year to $70,378.
  • Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms totaled $62,102. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Mali recorded $72.54 million in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to Mali were $ 67.94 million and imports from Mali were $4.6 million. The U.S. surplus with Mali was $63.34 million.