China was the largest alumina producing country in the world in 2018,
while Australia was the second-largest and Brazil the third-largest
Meanwhile, Odisha was the fourth-largest alumina producer in the world
The above 2018 data for most countries was obtained from the USGS (U.S.
Geological Survey) Minerals Yearbook 2018
Meanwhile, 2018 data for Odisha was obtained from a report published by the
Ministry of Mines, adding the totals for the Damanjodi (2.107 million tonnes),
Utkal Alumina (1.554 million tonnes) and Lanjigarh (1.500 million tonnes) plants
Bray, E. L.'Bauxite and Alumina [Advance Release]'. In: U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Yearbook 2018,
Volume I (Metals and Minerals).
Reston (Virginia): US Geological Survey, 2018.