Nuclear Industry, an Economic Asset

The nuclear industry represents the 3rd French industrial sector after the aeronautics and automotive sectors. It has contributed to more than 40 years of energy independence for France along with regional development and 220,000 direct and indirect jobs. It is a major economic asset for the country.

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In France, the nuclear industry represents 3,200 companies on French soil and high added-value, non-relocatable jobs. This “Made in France” flagship, whose industrial expertise is exportable, contributes 6 billion euros per year to France’s trade balance. It is a sector of the future that recruits and trains almost 8,000 people each year, a sector that innovates with its cutting-edge technology and its unique skills and expertise, bringing nuclear energy to tomorrow’s world. 
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