Mali recorded a trade deficit of 204.63 CFA Franc Billion in the fourth quarter of 2018. Balance of Trade in Mali averaged -122.89 CFA Franc Billion from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 34.36 CFA Franc Billion in the first quarter of 2016 and a record low of -356.64 CFA Franc Billion in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Balance of Trade in Mali is expected to be -245.83 CFA Franc Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Mali to stand at -263.74 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mali Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -262.37 CFA Franc Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.