Table 1: World projected supply capacity and requirements (million pounds U3O8)

1 January 2000

(a) Production at 90% of nameplate capacity in 2010 and thereafter(b) Includes recycle, USEC and DOE material
2010 2015 2020 2025 2030
Projected mine production (a) 141 202 234 204 194
AMU: Russian HEU component 26 2 1 1 1
AMU: Tails upgrading component 10 14 9 5 0
AMU: Other AMU component (b) 16 14 15 15 15
Total AMU 52 30 25 21 16
Total supply capacity (production+AMU) 193 232 259 225 210
Demand: reference case 171 200 218 239 265
Demand: high case 178 218 268 327 361
Supply–demand: reference case 22 32 41 -14 -55
Supply–demand: high case 15 14 -9 -102 -151



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