While no sale price was given, The New York Times said outside analysts place value as high as $8 billion.
Under the plan, state-owned China National Nuclear Corporation would buy the reactors from Westinghouse Electric, now owned by Tokyo's Toshiba.
There was some concern voiced over the deal. Michael R. Wessel, a commissioner of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, said such deals limit long-term benefits to the United States while clearly helping China.
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