Plutonium Management in Japan

Plutonium Management in Japan

Separated Plutonium of Japan(As of the end of December 2015)
The Quantities of Separated Plutonium at Nuclear Facilities in Japan (Unit: kgPu)Total 10,832
A: Reprocessing Facilities JAEA Tokai Plant 512
JNFL Rokkasho Plant 3,614
B: Plutonium Fuel Fabrication facilities 3,596
C: Nuclear Reactors (Joyo, Monju) 165
(Commercial Reactors) 2,501
D: Research and Development Facilities 444
The Quantities of Separated Plutonium Located in Overseas Facilities (Unit: kgPuf)Total 24,574

Note JAEA: Japan Atomic Energy Agency
JNFL: Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd.

Reference Data

Each state's national holdings of civil un-irradiated plutonium and of plutonium contained in spent civil reactor fuel published by IAEA under Guidelines for the Management of Plutonium (INFCIRC/549 of March 16, 1998) as of December 2014 are as follows: (Unit: Ton Pu; Civil plutonium and plutonium declared excess to defense needs is contained.)

  Non-used Plutonium Plutonium in Spent Fuel
U.S.A. 49.0 637
Russia 6.8 146.5
U.K. 126.3 30
France 78.8 275.6
China 25.4kg -*
Japan 10.8 161
Germany 2.1 113
Belgium 0.9 40
Switzerland (Less than 50kg) 18

(*) China published only its national holdings civil un-irradiated plutonium.