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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, 2014–2018

thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Deliveries 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
U.S. suppliers
Foreign purchases 23,684 27,233 22,138 16,891 18,278
Weighted-average price 39.22 40.68 36.03 31.11 30.93
Owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors
Foreign purchases 32,863 37,001 28,512 25,187 23,246
Weighted-average price 47.51 44.67 44.08 41.12 39.32
Total
Foreign purchases 56,547 64,234 5,0650 42,078 41,524
Weighted-average price 44.03 42.95 40.45 37.09 35.73
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 (2014–2018)