China wins first contract to export homegrown nuclear reactor

The China National Nuclear Corp. has secured a contract to build the ACP1000 reactor in Pakistan, the first export contract for the design, The Times of India reports.

The announcement was made over the weekend after the reactor reportedly passed a review panel in Beijing. Construction is slated to begin in Pakistan, at an undisclosed site, after work on a domestic ACP1000 reactor begins in China later this year.

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