According to GlobalData, the Republic of Guinea is the world’s second-largest producer of bauxite, with output of 91,070kt in 2022, up by 4% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from the Republic of Guinea increased by a CAGR of 11% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 3% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its report. Buy the report here.

The Republic of Guinea accounts for 24% of global production, with the other largest producers being Australia (28%), China (18%), Brazil (8%) and Indonesia (7%). Exports of bauxite from the Republic of Guinea increased by 4% to 80,910kt in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to China. the Republic of Guinea’s bauxite exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 3% between 2022 and 2026, to 93,978kt by 2026.

Leading producers of bauxite in the Republic of Guinea are United Company RUSAL, Alcoa and Rio Tinto. United Company RUSAL's output was 5.06Mt in 2021, up by 1% on 2020. Alcoa produced 4.37Mt, a decrease of 0.91%, and output from Rio Tinto was 3.28Mt, a decrease of 3% on the previous year.

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