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Uranium Marketing Annual 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, 2015–2019
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
  Deliveries in 2015 Deliveries in 2016 Deliveries in 2017 Deliveries in 2018 Deliveries in 2019
Origin country Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price Purchases Weighted-average price
Australia 9,678 44.16 8,963 43.05 8,129 42.44 7,167 40.24 8,504 35.39
Brazil 0 -- W 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Bulgaria W W W 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Canada 16,876 45.84 11,119 43.22 14,048 40.63 9,556 37.74 10,172 33.06
China 0 -- W W 0 -- W W 0 --
Czech Republic W W W W 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Germany 0 -- W W 0 -- 0 -- W W
Hungary 0 -- 0 -- W 0 -- 0 --
Kazakhstan 10,723 42.82 10,806 39.91 4,638 38.30 8,168 40.98 8,760 35.69
Malawi W W 519 41.38 W W 0 0.00 0 --
Namibia 3,456 48.57 1,993 44.30 1,040 38.46 2,178 40.42 2,450 40.40
Niger 922 39.74 1,032 44.12 1,971 49.53 W W 998 41.21
Portugal 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Russia 9,063 40.87 6,539 43.85 7,068 31.54 5,360 31.71 7,365 27.31
South Africa 826 37.64 1,169 43.75 W W W W 0 --
Ukraine 0 -- W W W W 0 -- 0 --
United Kingdom 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Uzbekistan 1,040 47.90 2,030 39.18 2,148 37.17 2,540 37.83 4,365 38.99
unknown W W W W W W W W W W
Foreign total 53,106 44.14 45,171 42.26 40,117 39.04 36,415 38.11 W W
United States 3,419 43.86 5,424 43.92 2,916 35.55 3,878 45.26 W W
Total purchases 56,524 44.13 50,595 42.43 43,033 38.80 40,293 38.81 48,328 35.59
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 (2015–19)