According to GlobalData, Australia is the world’s largest producer of bauxite in 2022, with output up by 2% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Australia increased by a CAGR of 4% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 2% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Bauxite Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.

Australia accounts for 28% of global production, with the other largest producers being the Republic of Guinea, China, Brazil and Indonesia. Exports of bauxite from Australia declined by 0.55% in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to China. Australia’s bauxite exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 1% between 2022 and 2026.

Leading producers of bauxite in Australia are Rio Tinto and Alcoa. During 2020-2021, Rio Tinto's output was down by 3%, Alcoa's output decreased by 0.83%.

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