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India imported 4458 tons of uranium since 2008

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 13.12.2014

India imported since 2008 a total of 4458 tons of uranium, reports the PTI.

The relevant data are given in a written reply of State Minister for the Department of Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh to the request of the upper house of parliament.

Of this amount, 2,058 tons of uranium was purchased from the Russian company TVEL.

Kazakhstan has been sold 2,100 tons of uranium, the AREVA - 300 tons in the 2008-2010 period.

The total annual requirement of seven units with heavy-water reactor PHWR, set by India under IAEA safeguards, is 315 tons of uranium with a capacity factor of 85%.

Topics: Uranium, Asia, India

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