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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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thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Table 3. Uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by origin country and delivery year, 2008-2012
Origin Country   Deliveries in 2008   Deliveries in 2009   Deliveries in 2010   Deliveries in 2011   Deliveries in 2012
  Purchases Weighted-Average Price Purchases Weighted-Average Price Purchases Weighted-Average Price Purchases Weighted-Average Price Purchases Weighted-Average Price
Australia 12,758 41.59 11,164 52.25 7,112 51.35 6,001 57.47 6,724 51.17
Brazil W W W W W W W W W W
Canada 9,791 48.72 8,975 42.25 10,238 50.35 10,832 56.08 13,584 56.75
China 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- W W W W
Czech Republic W W W W W W 0 -- 0 --
Germany 0 -- 0 -- W W 0 -- 0 --
Hungary 0 -- 0 -- W W 0 -- 0 --
Kazakhstan 3,818 60.61 4,985 43.41 6,830 47.81 9,728 53.71 6,234 51.69
Malawi 0 -- 0 -- W W 780 65.44 W W
Namibia 3,880 54.79 5,732 47.30 4,913 47.90 6,199 56.74 5,986 54.56
Niger W W 2,001 47.55 587 49.00 1,744 54.38 2,133 50.45
Russia 12,080 27.64 7,938 37.98 10,544 50.28 10,199 56.57 7,643 54.40
South Africa 783 27.50 W W W W 1,524 53.62 1,243 56.45
Ukraine 0 -- 0 -- W W W W W W
United Kingdom W W 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Uzbekistan 1,923 56.06 1,424 46.65 1,865 48.57 1,808 55.99 2,576 52.80
Foreign Total 45,633 43.47 42,777 45.35 42,895 49.64 49,626 55.98 47,713 54.07
United States 7,720 59.55 7,053 48.92 3,687 45.25 5,205 52.12 9,807 59.44
Total Purchases 53,353 45.88 49,830 45.86 46,582 49.29 54,831 55.64 57,520 54.99
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
-- = Not applicable.
Notes: Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Weighted-average prices are not adjusted for inflation.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Form EIA-858 "Uranium Marketing Annual Survey" (2008-2012).