Despite the security crisis, Mali’s economy has remained resilient. In 2019, the country recorded 5% real GDP growth (driven by good gold and cotton production), a budget deficit of 3.1% of GDP, and 0.4% inflation. Public debt was 35.5% of GDP at the end of 2018.
As a member of UEMOA, the Mali is a member of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM), which account 46 listed companies, representing, in the end of 2019, representing a market capitalization of $ 8.1 billion.
In the end of 2019, the banking sector of UEMOA represented a total asset of $ 56 billion.
Credit distributed to private sector in the end of 2019 represents $ 32 billion.