Key Figures

Chief of State:
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
Head of Government:
Prime Minister Modibo Keita


Government Name:
Republic of Mali
Adopted: 1992; Overviews the rights and duties of human dignity, the structure of government by individual branch, and treaties and international accords.
Government Type:
Republic of Mali Flag
Coat of Arms of Republic of Mali

Index of Economic Freedom

Grades each country on a scale of 0 to 100, based on ten freedoms, with 100 representing the greatest amount of economic autonomy from government intervention. Source: Heritage Foundation (2018)

Country Risk Rating

A high-risk political and economic situation and an often very difficult business environment can have a very significant impact on corporate payment behavior. Corporate default probability is very high. Source: Coface (2018)

Government Branches

Main Powers Election Process Election Cycle 1

The president is chief of state, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, and chairs the cabinet of ministers. The prime minister acts as a member of the cabinet of ministers which adopts proposals for laws submitted to the National Assembly.

The president is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system. The prime minister appointed by president.

5 years


The Supreme Court has both judicial and administrative powers. The Constitutional Court reviews constitutionality of law.

The Supreme Court members are appointed by the Ministry of Justice. The Constitutional Court members are elected - 3 each by the president, the National Assembly, and the Supreme Council of the Magistracy.

Supreme Court: 5 years; Constitutional Court: 7 years


Meets for two regular sessions each year and debates and votes on legislation proposed by members or the government. Also has the right to question government ministers about government actions and policies.

147 members elected in absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies.

5 years

Regional Trade Blocs

International Organization Participation [2]

Environmental Agreements [3]

Tax Information [2]

Tax Authority:
Information not available
Tax Name:
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  1. ElectionGuide
  2. EY,
  3. CIA World Factbook,
  4. U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets