According to GlobalData, Guyana is the world’s twelfth-largest producer of bauxite, with output of 587kt in 2022, up by 4% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Guyana decreased by a CAGR of 21.05% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 0.24% 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.

Guyana accounts for 0.16% of global production, with the other largest producers being Australia (28%), the Republic of Guinea (24%), China (18%) and Brazil (8%). Exports of bauxite from Guyana increased by 3% to 536kt in 2022 over 2021. Guyana’s bauxite exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 0.23% between 2022 and 2026, to 541kt by 2026.

United Company RUSAL is one of the leading producers of bauxite in Guyana. United Company RUSAL's output was 0.32Mt in 2021, down by 18% on 2020.

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