World supply and requirements balance (million lb U308e)

1 January 2000

World supply and requirements balance (million lb U308e)
Supply 2001 2005 2010
Canada 29 30 42
Australia 21 29 32
Africa (Namibia & Niger) 16 16 16
CIS 17 18 18
USA 3 2 2
Other countries 4 5 6
Total mine production 90 100 116
DOE U & HEU inventories 0 2 7
Russian HEU 24 24 24
Commercial drawdown (a) 40 30 12
Tails upgrading (b) 6 8 4
Already-mined uranium 70 64 47
Recycle 4 5 10
Total supply (c) 164 170 173

(a) Includes USEC      
(b) Urenco, Eurodif and Minatom tails upgrading      
(c) Supply=reactor requirements      



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