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U.S. and South Korean Cooperation in the World Nuclear Energy Market: Major Policy Considerations

Categories: Arab,Foreign Trade/Investment,Korea,Laws/Regulations,Nuclear Energy

South Korea has transformed itself from being a purchaser of turnkey nuclear plants in the 1970s to a major nuclear technology supplier after a recent contract was signed with the United Arab Emirates.  This report discusses how South Korean nuclear development is tied to U.S. firms and subject to U.S. export controls.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists