THE EUROPEAN Union has voiced "disappointment and concern" at a decision by the US Department of Commerce to impose provisional countervailing duties on imports of low enriched uranium from the EU.

European Commission officials said that the case concerned uranium that had been processed for use in electricity generation. They claimed that the American government had ignored a number of "persuasive arguments" put up by Brussels, the Member States concerned, (France, Germany, the Netherlands and Britain), and the companies Eurodif and ...

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