Economy and Nuclear Energy Addressed During Hollande’s Visit to Japan

President François Hollande visited Japan last week for a 3-day summit meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. His visit was the first by a French president in 17 years, since Jacques Chirac visited in 1996. France and Japan are looking to establish a free trade agreement and to collaborate on nuclear energy, in the hopes […]

French Company Areva, World Leader in Nuclear Energy, to Restart Japanese Nuclear Plants

Just a week prior to the second anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear tragedy of March 11, 2011, the CEO of Areva, the French leader company in Nuclear Energy, announced plans to restart six Japanese nuclear reactors by the end of 2013. CEO Luc Boursel declared on Monday, March 4 that the impact of this tragedy […]