Mali

Mali ranked No. 160 in total trade value through July with a total of $64.66 million. Exports totaled $63.14 million and Imports totaled $1.52 million, a surplus of $61.62 million.

U.S. trade with Mali rose to $64.66 million through July

Mali’s trade with the United States rose to $64.66 million through the first seven months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 85.59 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Mali increased 97.16 percent while U.S. imports from Mali fell 45.99 percent. The U.S. surplus with Mali was $61.62 million.

Through July, 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 New York; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 69.6 percent of Mali’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 2003.26 percent to $19.27 million.
    Exports rose 2163.9 percent to $19.27 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 156.74 percent to $8.85 million.
    Exports rose 160.52 percent to $8.85 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 32.26 percent to $6.75 million.
    Exports fell 26.28 percent to $6.43 million. Imports fell 73.86 percent to $327,684.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 219.24 percent to $5.99 million.
    Exports rose 218.96 percent to $5.99 million. Imports totaled $5,100.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New York rose 14.6 percent to $4.14 million.
    Exports rose 14.54 percent to $4.14 million. Imports totaled $2,200.

Mali ranked No. 160 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 $2.08 trillion, down 49.83 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 51.38 percent to $799.82 billion; imports dropped 48.81 percent to $1.28 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $479.12 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 July were the categories of Commercial vehicles; Misc. machinery for moving, grading; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; and Tractors, respectively. They accounted for 42.89 percent of total exports to Mali.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Mali –– Electric water, space, soil heaters; Misc. printed matter, including photos; Computer chips; Automatic regulating instruments, parts; and Antiques –– accounted for 64.51 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Commercial vehicles rose 130691 percent compared to last year to $10.67 million.
  • Misc. machinery for moving, grading rose 5434.46 percent compared to last year to $5.42 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 27.96 percent compared to last year to $3.96 million.
  • Self-propelled heavy construction machinery rose 1686 percent compared to last year to $3.7 million.
  • Tractors rose 39200 percent compared to last year to $3.34 million.

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

  • Electric water, space, soil heaters totaled $479,457. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. printed matter, including photos fell 34.87 percent compared to last year to $173,568.
  • Computer chips fell 2.98 percent compared to last year to $161,300.
  • Automatic regulating instruments, parts rose 1196.9 percent compared to last year to $85,284.
  • Antiques totaled $81,135. 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.