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Title: China's Nuclear Power Program: Options for the US

The issue of American nuclear cooperation with the People's Republic of China is examined with regards to political relations, commercial benefits to the United States, and nonproliferation. China's interest in nuclear power is examined, and its nuclear program is briefly reviewed from the 1950's to present. China's international nuclear relations with other countries are discussed, and implications for the United States examined, particularly with regards to China's intentions toward nuclear proliferation, danger of diversion of material for nuclear weapons, use of pressurized water reactor technology for Chinese naval reactors, and the terms of the nuclear cooperation agreement. (LEW)
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6668131
Report Number(s):
CONF-8510420-1
ON: DE87004155
DOE Contract Number:
FG01-82PE70399
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: United States/East Asian energy security seminar, Washington, DC, USA, 16 Oct 1985; Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products
Research Org:
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC (USA). Asia Program
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; 98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; ATOMIC ENERGY AGREEMENTS; CHINA; NUCLEAR ENERGY; INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION; NUCLEAR MATERIALS DIVERSION; PROLIFERATION; PROPULSION REACTORS; AGREEMENTS; ASIA; COOPERATION; ENERGY; INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS; REACTORS 290600* -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Nuclear Energy; 210700 -- Nuclear Power Plants-- Regulation & Licensing; 350101 -- Arms Control-- Policy, Negotiations, & Legislation-- Treaties-- (1987-)