According to GlobalData, Brazil is the world’s fourth-largest producer of bauxite in 2022, with output down by 2.46% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Brazil decreased by a CAGR of 3.88% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 0.28% 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.

Brazil accounts for 8% of global production, with the largest producers being Australia, the Republic of Guinea, China and Indonesia. Exports of bauxite from Brazil declined by 23.19% in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to Canada. Brazil’s bauxite exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 0.21% between 2022 and 2026.

Leading producers of bauxite in Brazil are Alcoa, Norsk Hydro and Rio Tinto. During 2020-2021, Alcoa's output was down by 0.8%, Norsk Hydro's output increased by 27%, while output from Rio Tinto decreased by 3%.

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