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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 20. U.S. broker and trader purchases of uranium by origin, supplier, and delivery year, 2012-16
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Deliveries 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Received U.S.-origin uranium
Purchases 1,194 W 410 2,702 3,266
Weighted-average price 51.78 W 33.55 35.04 26.31
Received foreign-origin uranium
Purchases 24,606 W 28,743 33,014 34,046
Weighted-average price 41.75 W 38.42 39.58 32.71
Total received by U.S. brokers and traders
Purchases 25,800 30,191 29,153 35,716 35,716
Weighted-average price 47.94 42.95 38.35 39.24 39.24
Received from foreign suppliers
Purchases 20,243 W W 26,069 22,088
Weighted-average price 47.08 W W 41 36.09
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
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" (2012-16).