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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

With Data for 2013  |  Release Date:  May 12, 2014  |  Next Release Date: May 2015 | 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, 2009-13
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
    Deliveries in 2009   Deliveries in 2010   Deliveries in 2011   Deliveries in 2012   Deliveries in 2013
Origin country Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price
Australia 11,164 52.25 7,112 51.35 6,001 57.47 6,724 51.17 10,741 49.92
Brazil W W W W W W W W W W
Canada 8,975 42.25 10,238 50.35 10,832 56.08 13,584 56.75 7,808 52.61
China 0 -- 0 -- W W W W W W
Czech Republic W W W W 0 -- 0 -- W W
Germany 0 -- W W 0 -- 0 -- W W
Hungary 0 -- W W 0 -- 0 -- W W
Kazakhstan 4,985 43.41 6,830 47.81 9,728 53.71 6,234 51.69 6,454 46.73
Malawi 0 -- W W 780 65.44 W W 1,277 59.89
Namibia 5,732 47.30 4,913 47.90 6,199 56.74 5,986 54.56 5,677 49.78
Niger 2,001 47.55 587 49.00 1,744 54.38 2,133 50.45 1,666 51.26
Portugal 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- W W
Russia 7,938 37.98 10,544 50.28 10,199 56.57 7,643 54.40 10,580 53.73
South Africa W W W W 1,524 53.62 1,243 56.45 186 46.72
Ukraine 0 -- W W W W W W 0 --
Uzbekistan 1,424 46.65 1,865 48.57 1,808 55.99 2,576 52.80 3,064 50.02
unknown 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- W W
Foreign Total 42,777 45.35 42,895 49.64 49,626 55.98 47,713 54.07 47,919 51.13
United States 7,053 48.92 3,687 45.25 5,205 52.12 9,807 59.44 9,484 56.37
Total Purchases 49,830 45.86 46,582 49.29 54,831 55.64 57,520 54.99 57,403 51.99
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" (2009-13).