Xavier Gou

Xavier Gou

Alumina Senior Analyst China Division, AZ Global Consulting

Xavier Gou, currently serves as Alumina Senior Analyst of AZ China, China Division. He has an overall of 12 years’ experience in physical trading in raw material market and bulk commodity research. Xavier has extensive knowledge about alumina and aluminum ore industry and has well established ties within the Chinese alumina market. This allows him to have in-depth understanding of the market in various production areas and give unique and accurate insights combing fundamental research and industry developments.

Panelist: SESSION: Alumina and Bauxite
Green or not Green: How long before the whole world is producing green alumina? What is the supply and demand in the meantime?

All Sessions by Xavier Gou

8:00 am - 8:40 am

Alumina and Bauxite | Green or not Green: How long before the whole world is producing green alumina? What is the supply and demand in the meantime?

  • The prospects for bauxite in Indonesia and Guinea is becoming more and more complicated. Where is the future of Alumina investments? Chinese companies along with Alcoa, Rio Tinto, EGA, Ma'aden, etc. have bauxite resources in Guinea.
  • Will there be new investments to build refineries in Guinea? How will alumina plants respond to government demands? What changes will happen to the pattern of global bauxite resources in the future?