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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 3. Uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by origin country and delivery year, 2011-15
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
    Deliveries in 2011   Deliveries in 2012   Deliveries in 2013   Deliveries in 2014   Deliveries in 2015
Origin country Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price
Australia 6,001 57.47 6,724 51.17 10,741 49.92 10,511 48.03 9,678 44.16
Brazil W W W W W W W W 0 --
Bulgaria 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- W W
Canada 10,832 56.08 13,584 56.75 7,808 52.61 9,789 45.87 16,876 45.84
China W W W W W W W W 0 --
Czech Republic 0 -- 0 -- W W W W W W
Germany 0 -- 0 -- W W 0 -- 0 --
Hungary 0 -- 0 -- W W 0 -- 0 --
Kazakhstan 9,728 53.71 6,234 51.69 6,454 46.73 12,032 44.47 10,723 42.82
Malawi 780 65.44 W W 1,277 59.89 1,514 44.94 W W
Namibia 6,199 56.74 5,986 54.56 5,677 49.78 4,603 45.54 3,456 48.57
Niger 1,744 54.38 2,133 50.45 1,666 51.26 1,316 42.86 922 39.74
Portugal 0 -- 0 -- W W 0 -- 0 --
Russia 10,199 56.57 7,643 54.40 10,580 53.73 6,859 45.65 9,063 40.87
South Africa 1,524 53.62 1,243 56.45 186 46.72 938 43.71 826 37.64
Ukraine W W W W 0 -- W W 0 --
United Kingdom 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- W W 0 --
Uzbekistan 1,808 55.99 2,576 52.80 3,064 50.02 1,779 46.84 1,040 47.90
unknown 0 -- 0 -- W W W W W W
Foreign Total 49,626 55.98 47,713 54.07 47,919 51.13 50,033 46.03 53,106 44.14
United States 5,205 52.12 9,807 59.44 9,484 56.37 3,316 48.11 3,419 43.86
Total Purchases 54,831 55.64 57,520 54.99 57,403 51.99 53,349 46.16 56,524 44.13
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" (2011-15).