What can you sell to China?

What can you sell to China?

During the first visit to China by French President Emmanuel Macron,several agreements in nuclear energy field were signed between China and France.


Cooperation on nuclear power technology is to be expanded between China General Nuclear (CGN) and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) under an agreement signed in Beijing.


Announced on the website of Chinese President Xi Jinping, the cooperation agreement between CEA and CGN focuses on areas such as nuclear reactor technology, advanced fuels and materials, and the nuclear fuel cycle. CGN and CEA will deepen cooperation in the upstream and downstream nuclear power industry supply chain, including reactor life management and the concept design of fourth-generation nuclear power technology.


Meanwhile, New Areva and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) have also agreed to work towards signing a contract for the construction of a used fuel processing and recycling facility in China. It is envisaged that this contract is worth of 12 billion US dollars.


* CEA is a key player in research, development and innovation in France. Its four main areas are: defense and security; nuclear and renewable energies; technological research for industry; and fundamental research in the physical sciences and life sciences. It is established in nine centers around France.

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Elaine Li

Elaine Li (李益楠) is Marketing Manager for the Chinese Market. With ten years of experience in the nuclear power market, Elaine is experts for the certification of safety equipment (HAF 604 and 601) and marketing intelligence.