China holds key to UK nuclear power
17 October 2013 Last updated at 12:27 BST
China is either building, or planning to build, up to 30 nuclear power plants - the biggest nuclear construction project in the world.
And the British treasury minister George Osborne has said that Britain will allow Chinese companies to take a stake in British nuclear power plants.
The BBC's Damian Grammaticas visited the nuclear site close to Hong Kong where Mr Osborne made his announcement.