Nuclear debate puts Asian tiger technocrats under pressure
The Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan caused a global reappraisal of the use of nuclear power in 2011. Three Asian tiger countries - Japan, South Korea and Taiwan - each relying on energy imports to drive their economies, are taking different routes on the future use of nuclear power which is a political issue as much as an economic one.
THE THREE pillars of the Asian miracle of the 20th century - Japan, South Korea and Taiwan - became rich by focussing on high-tech manufacturing, exports, infrastructure investments and high savings rates.
Singapore and Hong Kong, the other ‘tiger economies’, had a special status as former British colonies, city states and harbour citie...
- Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
- Also considered useful for the administrative university facilities, to better understand the possible effects of current decisions.