Russia to reduce nuclear fuel export

The head of the Federal Nuclear Agency Alexander Rumyantsev stated this to journalists on September 14: ”We do all to expand the nuclear fuel delivery market for Russia, but I think, for the first time the Russian company TVEL will slightly reduce the export of the fuel assemblies in 2006”. He did not name the reasons for such reduction. The TVEL company produces nuclear fuel and delivers it to the Russian nuclear plants and for export, RIA Novosti reported.