03 Dec '11, 5am

Japan's N-reactor firms struggle for overseas orders

Japan's N-reactor firms struggle for overseas orders

The Yomiuri Shimbun/Asia News Network Saturday, Dec 03, 2011 With the United States expected to build new nuclear power plants for the first time in 34 years, Toshiba Corp. shipped a load of turbine-related equipment to that country on Thursday. Even after the outbreak of the crisis at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, the United States and emerging economies such as China and India did not stop promoting nuclear power generation. This trend could help Japan expand exports of nuclear power-related equipment and technologies. But the Japanese government has been far from helpful. The key to the future of Japan's nuclear power-related exports will be whether Japan can produce technologies that provide higher safety levels. The United States and the emerging economies have not changed their positions promoting nuclear power because they aim to co...

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