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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

With Data for 2015  |  Release Date:  May 24, 2016  |  Next Release Date: May 2017 | full report

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Table 19. Foreign purchases of uranium by U.S. suppliers and owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by delivery year, 2011-15

thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Deliveries 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
U.S. suppliers
Foreign purchases 19,318 20,196 23,233 24,199 27,233
Weighted-average price 48.80 46.80 43.25 39.13 40.68
Owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors
Foreign purchases 35,071 36,037 34,095 34,404 36,912
Weighted-average price 56.87 54.08 51.64 47.62 44.70
Total
Foreign purchases 54,388 56,233 57,328 58,603 64,145
Weighted-average price 54.00 51.44 48.24 44.11 42.96
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 of the United States. Weighted-average prices are not adjusted for inflation.

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Form EIA-858 "Uranium Marketing Annual Survey" (2011-15).