During a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Argentinean President Mauricio Macri, the two countries inked a deal for a pair of nuclear reactors.
Argentina is planning to build its fourth and fifth nuclear power plants at Atucha and at a second site yet to be determined. The CANDU reactor will be the third reactor at Atucha.
The deal is worth some $15 billion, according to the Argentine government. China will contribute 85 percent of the financing.