Uranium supply (and demand) forecasts

1 January 2000

Table 2: World uranium supply and requirements (Million pounds U3O8)* Production at 95% in 2009 and 90% of nameplate capacity in 2010 and thereafter.** Includes recycle, Usec, and DOE material.
Year 2009 2015 2020 2025 2030
Projected mine production* 128 195 204 199 182
Russian HEU 26 2 1 1 1
Tails upgrading 7 14 9 5 0
Other AMU** 17 18 15 15 15
Total AMU 50 34 25 25 16
Supply capacity (production + AMU) 178 229 229 224 198
Reference case requirements 166 188 206 217 239
Excess/shortfall 12 41 23 7 -41



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