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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 3. Uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by origin country and delivery year, 2012-16
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
    Deliveries in 2012 Deliveries in 2013 Deliveries in 2014 Deliveries in 2015 Deliveries in 2016
Origin country Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price
Australia 6,724 51.17 10,741 49.92 10,511 48.03 9,678 44.16 8,963 43.05
Brazil W W W W W W 0 -- W W
Bulgaria 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- W W W W
Canada 13,584 56.75 7,808 52.61 9,789 45.87 16,876 45.84 11,119 43.22
China W W W W W W 0 -- W W
Czech Republic 0 -- W W W W W W W W
Germany 0 -- W W 0 -- 0 -- W W
Hungary 0 -- W W 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Kazakhstan 6,234 51.69 6,454 46.73 12,032 44.47 10,723 42.82 10,806 39.91
Malawi W W 1,277 59.89 1,514 44.94 W W 519 41.38
Namibia 5,986 54.56 5,677 49.78 4,603 45.54 3,456 48.57 1,993 44.30
Niger 2,133 50.45 1,666 51.26 1,316 42.86 922 39.74 1,032 44.12
Portugal 0 -- W W 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Russia 7,643 54.40 10,580 53.73 6,859 45.65 9,063 40.87 6,539 43.85
South Africa 1,243 56.45 186 46.72 938 43.71 826 37.64 1,169 43.75
Ukraine W W 0 -- W W 0 -- W W
United Kingdom 0 -- 0 -- W W 0 -- 0 --
Uzbekistan 2,576 52.80 3,064 50.02 1,779 46.84 1,040 47.90 2,030 39.18
unknown 0 -- W W W W W W W W
Foreign Total 47,713 54.07 47,919 51.13 50,033 46.03 53,106 44.14 45,171 42.26
United States 9,807 59.44 9,484 56.37 3,316 48.11 3,419 43.86 5,424 43.92
Total Purchases 57,520 54.99 57,403 51.99 53,349 46.16 56,524 44.13 50,595 42.43
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" (2012-16).