Military coup threatens crucial export of bauxite

An ongoing military coup in Guinea threatens the country's large export of bauxite, used in the manufacturing of aluminium. The country covers more than 60 percent of the global bauxite output, writes Arrow Shipbroking.

Et skib med Bauxit fra Guinea losser i Kina. | Photo: China Stringer Network/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

The military appears to have seized power in Guinea, the world's largest exporter of bauxite, used in the manufacturing of aluminum and other metals.

The military coup could disrupt bauxite exports, reports Arrow Shipbroking.

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