SOEs to co­op­er­ate on Hua­long One nu­clear re­ac­tor

Global Times US Edition - - BIZUPDATE -

Ten Chi­nese State-owned en­ter­prises (SOEs) in the nu­clear power sec­tor on Fri­day signed a joint dec­la­ra­tion to work to­gether to im­prove the global com­pet­i­tive­ness of the third gen­er­a­tion of the Hua­long One nu­clear re­ac­tor, ac­cord­ing to me­dia re­ports.

The com­pa­nies, led by China Gen- eral Nu­clear Power Corp, will jointly im­prove the re­ac­tor’s de­sign and man­u­fac­ture, and set up a foun­da­tion to pro­mote its ex­port, the joint dec­la­ra­tion said, thep­a­per.cn re­ported.

Hua­long One is a Chi­nese-de­vel­oped nu­clear re­ac­tor that has been aim­ing for the over­seas mar­ket in the past few years, par­tic­u­larly af­ter the Belt and Road ini­tia­tive. Hua­long tech­nolo­gies are planned for or in use in coun­tries like Pak­istan.

The com­pa­nies vowed on Fri­day that they will co­op­er­ate on dif­fer­ent as­pects of the in­dus­try chain to fa­cil­i­tate the ex­port of the Hua­long One.

Cos­play en­thu­si­asts at­tend this year’s Chi­naJoy (China Dig­i­tal En­ter­tain­ment Expo and Con­fer­ence) over the week­end. The 15th Chi­naJoy opened at the Shang­hai New In­ter­na­tional Expo Cen­ter on Thurs­day. The four-day event is ex­pected to at­tract over 300,000 vis­i­tors this year, ac­cord­ing to me­dia re­ports. Some ex­hibitors set up mo­bile gam­ing ex­pe­ri­ence zones and E-sports com­bat ar­eas, invit­ing fa­mous E-sport teams to play in real time.

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