Mali, also known as the “Fortune of Africa”, is a landlocked country in West Africa with investment opportunities in mineral exploration, telecommunications and computers, water resources development, livestock and other ago-industries, food processing, and the importation of vehicles and new and used clothing. Mali possess a mining sector with what is considered medium activity with gold being the leading export item representing 80% of the activity in this sector, the leading export item since 2002, ahead of cotton and livestock. Other minerals such as uranium, manganese, iron and diamonds are still underdeveloped and offer some potential for investors. Mali’s slow but steady economic development is seen as a sign that the Government’s continuous efforts in implementing judicial and economic reforms are paying off.
Buy the full Mali Country profile HERE