Submission to JSCOT on the Australia-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement

The MCA supports exports to India in accordance with the Australia-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement.  India has an estimated 400 million people without access to electricity– this is driving a growing demand for base load energy with nuclear power being a key low emissions source. Australia is a natural partner to help India meet this demand through its world class uranium industry and outstanding resource endowment.  This Agreement will ensure that exported uranium and its derivatives will be used solely for peaceful purposes.

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