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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

With Data for 2012  |  Release Date:  May 16, 2013  |  Next Release Date: May 2014 | 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, 2008-2012
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Deliveries 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
U.S. Suppliers
Foreign Purchases 24,139 26,661 24,985 19,318 20,196
Weighted-Average Price 33.30 34.80 41.30 48.80 46.80
Owners and Operators of U.S. Civilian Nuclear Power Reactors
Foreign Purchases 39,936 32,239 30,362 35,071 36,037
Weighted-Average Price 47.46 46.55 51.69 56.87 54.08
Total
Foreign Purchases 57,074 58,900 55,347 54.388 56,233
Weighted-Average Price 41.30 41.23 47.01 54.00 51.44
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" (2008-2012).