Middle East Economic Survey


No 52



Russia Delivers Nuclear Fuel Rods To Irans Bushehr Plant

Russias Atomstroiexport on 17 December delivered 80 tons of fuel rods to Irans 1gw nuclear power plant at Bushehr. This was the first of a number of fuel consignments due to be delivered to Bushehr during the next two months. While Russia has said that the much-delayed Bushehr plant could be brought into operation 12 months after the first delivery of fuel, Iranian Foreign...