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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

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Table 20. U.S. broker and trader purchases of uranium by origin, supplier, and delivery year, 2015–2019
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Deliveries 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Received U.S.-origin uranium
Purchases 2,702 3,266 3,501 1,765 W
Weighted-average price 35.04 26.31 19.88 28.20 W
Received foreign-origin uranium
Purchases 33,014 34,046 35,156 34,400 W
Weighted-average price 39.58 32.71 24.83 30.61 W
Total received by U.S. brokers and traders
Purchases 35,716 37,312 38,657 36,165 38,394
Weighted-average price 39.24 32.11 24.38 30.49 33.09
Received from foreign suppliers
Purchases 26,069 22,088 14,060 18,870 20,757
Weighted-average price 40.77 36.09 29.93 30.84 33.43
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 (2015–2019)