Chinese Nuclear Power Development at Home and Abroad

Froggatt, Antony; Tuffield, Joy
September 2012
Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;9/10/2012, Issue 37, p5
The article examine efforts by China to develop its nuclear power resources locally and in other countries. Currently hosting 40% of the world's reactors being constructed, the growth of China's nuclear sector has been fast. The 12th Five-Year Plan of the country projected 43 gigawatts of nuclear power in operation by the end of 2015, but a research unit of the State Council suggested limiting the rate of growth due to concerns over the availability of qualified staff and the impact of rapid construction on supply chains.


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