tirsdag 2. august 2016

China calls for British nuclear project to proceed

China on Monday called for Britain to proceed with a nuclear power plant project partly invested in by a Chinese firm, saying the project had firm support from London, after Britain's new government said it would review it again. The plan by France's EDF to build two reactors with financial backing from a Chinese state-owned company, China General Nuclear Power Corp, was championed by Prime Minister Theresa May's predecessor, David Cameron, as a sign of Britain's openness to foreign investment. But just hours before a signing ceremony was due to take place on Friday, May's new government said it would review the project again, raising concern that Britain's approach to infrastructure deals, energy supply and foreign investment may be changing. Read more