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Russia to reduce nuclear fuel export

Publish date: October 4, 2005

The Russian company TVEL intends to reduce nuclear fuel export in 2006.

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.

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