I. Country Profile

Country:Republic of Mali (Republic of Mali)
Capital city:Bamako (WIB - 7)
Head of State / Government:Ibrahim Boubacar Keϊta (since September 4, 2013)
President of Parliament:Issaka Sidibe (since January 22, 2014)
Prime Minister:Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga​ (since December 31, 2017​)
Secretary of State:Abdoulaye Diop (since 2014)
Official language:French
Religion:Islam (94.8%), Christian (2.4%), Other Belief (2.0%)
Independence Day:September 22, 1960
Area:1,220,190 km²
Population:$ 17,994,837 million (World Bank, 2016)
D evise:

West Africa CFA (XOF)

XOF per USD: 617 (2017)

GDP (Nominal):USD 14.04 billion (World Bank, 2016)
GDP per capita):$ 780.5 (World Bank, 2016)
Foreign reserves:USD 382 million (including gold) (World Bank, 2000)
Foreign direct investment:USD -143.4 million (World Bank, 2014)
Total international trade:USD 6.1 billion (2012) deficit of USD 852 million
Croissance of GDP:5.3% (World Bank, 2016)
Main industries:livestock (goat, sheep, cattle), mines (gold), agriculture
Representative of the second country:

Indonesia :

Embassy of Indonesia in Dakar

Mali :

Embassy of Mali in New Delhi, India

II. Bilateral relations

  • Policy

Diplomatic relations of Indonesia-Mali were opened in 1965. The Indonesian Embassy in Dakar also doubles in Mali, while the Malian Embassy in New Delhi also serves Indonesia to manage the interests of Mali. to Indonesia. In 2015, Indonesia played an active role in contributing to the United Nations peacekeeping mission by sending 140 TNI members from the United Nations Multidimensional Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). In addition to staff assistance, the Indonesian government also provided three MI-17 military helicopters. The staff of TNI associated with MINUSMA works mainly in Timbuktu, and a small part in the region of Kidal.

  • Economy and trade

In the economic field, the Indonesia-Mali trade value reached USD 32.3 million in 2016, down 32% from 2015, which amounted to USD 48.1 million with a deficit on the side of Indonesia.

  • sociocultural

In the socio-cultural field, from 2012-2017, Indonesia offered scholarships to 8 (eight) students from Mali. In 2017, there are 2 (two) students from Mali who receive an Indonesian Government Scholarship for the KNB Scholarship Program.