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Japan's nuclear export strategy struggles despite India deal

Reactor manufacturers falter, from Toshiba to Areva

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe reached a final agreement on the nuclear cooperation pact last November.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan's push to increase exports of nuclear technology has been cooled by Toshiba's Westinghouse problems, undercutting a pillar of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic growth strategy just as a pact with India comes into effect.

The Diet's upper house approved a nuclear cooperation deal with India on Wednesday. India plans to boost its nuclear power production capabilities tenfold as economic growth fuels energy demand.

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