Plutonium Management in Japan

Plutonium Management in Japan

Separated Plutonium of Japan(As of the end of December 2016)
The Quantities of Separated Plutonium at Nuclear Facilities in Japan (Unit: kgPu)Total 9,844
A: Reprocessing Facilities JAEA Tokai Plant 309
JNFL Rokkasho Plant 3,604
B: Plutonium Fuel Fabrication facilities 3,805
C: Nuclear Reactors (Joyo, Monju) 416
(Commercial Reactors) 1,597
D: Research and Development Facilities 113
The Quantities of Separated Plutonium Located in Overseas Facilities (Unit: kgPuf)Total 24,516

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 2015 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. 49.0 656
Russia 55.4 151
U.K. 129.4 29
France 79.7 281.7
China 25.4kg -*
Japan 10.8 163
Germany 1.8 116.3
Belgium (Less than 50kg) 40
Switzerland (Less than 50kg) 20

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