Mali on track for GDP growth of 5 pct in 2018: IMF

2018/07/11 – Mali’s economy is forecast to grow by 5 percent this year, down from 5.3 percent in 2017, the International Monetary Fund said.

The country, a gold producer, expects agricultural production of grain and cotton to lead economic growth. The IMF forecast inflation at 1.9 percent.

Reuters/Sahel-Elite Photo: A general view of the city of Bamako pictured from the point G in Bamako, Mali August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Luc Gnago