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Asian energy security

Asian energy security

China, Korea, and Japan are the world’s largest economies.

Energy supplies from the Middle East, and from the Gulf in particular, remain critically important.

Both Japan and South Korea perceive themselves as exposed to inexplicable supply disruptions and argue that they would be too weak without recourse to an independent energy supply. Nuclear energy has been an integral part of both countries’ energy supply system.

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