China is looking to further its nuclear partnership with France, after Vice Premier Ma Kai said he will encourange Chinese enterprises to invest in the resturcturing of the French state-controlled nuclear group, Areva. This follows their joint investment in the construction of the Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Plant in the UK. Ma was speaking at a press conference following a High Level Economic and Financial Dialogue between the two countries in Paris.
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Areva and EDF yesterday signed a contract for the sale of Areva NP’s reactor business. EDF will take exclusive control of the new entity, referred to as ‘New NP’ and valued at €2.5 billion ($2.7 billion).
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