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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

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Table 5. Average price and quantity for uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by pricing mechanisms and delivery year, 2018–2019
dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent; thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent
  Domestic purchases[1] Foreign purchases[2] Total purchases
Pricing mechanisms 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019
Contract-specified (fixed and base-escalated) pricing
Weighted-average price 40.28 W 41.26 W 38.34 37.33
Quantity with reported price 7,545 W 14,669 W 27,221 30,294
Spot-market pricing
Weighted-average price W W W W 29.82 25.03
Quantity with reported price W W W W 2,857 9,788
Other pricing
Weighted-average price W W W W 42.72 41.77
Quantity with Reported Price W W W W 9,803 8,220
All pricing mechanisms
Weighted-average price 42.98 W 39.32 W 38.81 35.59
Quantity with reported price 11,120 W 23,246 W 39,881 48,303
Total quantity 11,145 W 23,246 W 40,293 48,328
1. A uranium purchase of both U.S.-origin uranium or from a firm located in the United States.
2. A uranium purchase of foreign-origin uranium from a firm located outside of the United States.
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 (2018–2019)