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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

With Data for 2016  |  Release Date:  June 19, 2017  |  Next Release Date: June 2018 | 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, 2012-16

thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Deliveries 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
U.S. suppliers
Foreign purchases 20,176 23,233 23,684 27,233 22,138
Weighted-average price 46.80 43.25 39.22 40.68 36.03
Owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors
Foreign purchases 36,037 34,195 32,863 37,001 28,512
Weighted-average price 54.08 51.67 47.51 44.67 44.08
Total
Foreign purchases 56,233 57,428 56,547 64,234 50,650
Weighted-average price 51.44 48.27 44.03 42.95 40.45
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" (2012-16).