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Uranium Marketing Annual 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, 2016–2020

thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Deliveries 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
U.S. suppliers
Foreign purchases 22,138 16,891 18,278 21,160 14,983
Weighted-average price 36.03 31.11 30.93 33.17 31.27
Owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors
Foreign purchases 28,512 25,187 23,246 21,763 24,572
Weighted-average price 44.08 41.12 39.32 36.28 35.33
Total
Foreign purchases 5,0650 42,078 41,524 42,923 39,555
Weighted-average price 40.45 37.09 35.73 34.77 33.79
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 (2016–2020)