refer to the bilateral relations
. The People's Republic of China established diplomatic relations
with the Republic of Mali on October 25, 1960.
Chinese development finance to Mali
From 2000 to 2012, there were approximately 20 Chinese official development finance projects identified in Mali through various media
reports. These projects range from loans worth Fr75 billion ($154 million) on preferential rates
from China to build the Bamako
highway in 2010, to a $51.5 million grant to construct the 'Third Bridge' for Mali in Bamako in 2007.