Nuclear energy is currently France's 3rd-largest industrial sector. A sector representing 200,000 non-relocatable skilled jobs, spread over 2,600 companies throughout the country. A sector of excellence, with job qualification levels twice as high as the industrial average, with almost 8,000 new hires expected annually in technical disciplines up to 2020. The nuclear sector also makes a positive contribution to France's balance of trade, totaling 6 billion euros a year.
Nuclear energy lets us save 20 billion euros on hydrocarbon imports every year.
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