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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

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Table S3a. Foreign purchases, foreign sales, and uranium inventories owned by U.S. suppliers and owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors, 1994-2012
million pounds U3O8 equivalent
Delivery Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Foreign Purchases by U.S. Suppliers 21.1 20.2 21.7 20.4 22.6 21.0 17.4 18.7 22.7 18.2 30.2 27.0 26.1 21.6 24.1 26.7 25.0 19.3 20.2
Foreign Purchases by Owners and Operators of U.S. Civilian Nuclear Power Reactors 15.5 21.1 23.7 22.5 21.1 26.6 27.5 28.0 30.0 34.9 35.9 38.5 38.7 32.5 32.9 32.2 30.4 35.1 36.0
Total Foreign Purchases 36.6 41.3 45.4 43.0 43.7 47.6 44.9 46.7 52.7 53.0 66.1 65.5 64.8 54.1 57.1 58.9 55.3 54.4 56.2
U.S. Broker and Trader Purchases from Foreign Suppliers 22.3 18.3 17.8 15.7 21.7 19.2 15.8 18.3 18.6 15.8 26.4 24.0 24.0 18.9 21.3 26.8 24.7 19.6 20.2
Foreign Sales 17.7 9.8 11.5 17.0 15.1 8.5 13.6 11.7 15.4 13.2 13.2 20.5 18.7 14.8 17.2 23.5 23.1 16.7 18.0
Year-End Inventories
U.S. Supplier Owned Uranium Inventories 21.5 13.7 13.9 40.4 70.7 68.8 56.5 48.1 48.7 39.9 37.5 29.1 29.1 31.2 27.0 26.8 24.7 22.3 23.3
Owners and Operators of U.S. Civilian Nuclear Power Reactors Owned Uranium Inventories 65.4 58.7 66.1 65.9 65.8 58.3 54.8 55.6 53.5 45.6 57.7 64.7 77.5 81.2 83.0 84.8 86.5 89.8 97.5
Total Commercial Uranium Inventories 86.9 72.5 80.0 106.2 136.5 127.1 111.3 103.8 102.1 85.5 95.2 93.8 106.6 112.4 110.0 111.5 111.3 112.1 120.7
Notes: Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Foreign purchase: A uranium purchase of foreign-origin uranium from a firm located outside the United States. Foreign sale: A uranium sale to a firm located outside the United States. Weighted-average prices are not adjusted for inflation.

Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration: 1994-2002-Uranium Industry Annual, Tables 28, 29, 30 and 31. 2003-2012-Form EIA-858, "Uranium Marketing Annual Survey".