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Robots Become China's Growing Labor Forcei
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October 10, 2013 4:56 PM
While China may be known as the world's factory, rising labor costs have led to booming growth in automation for manufacturing, and that is turning the country into the world's biggest purchaser of robots. Leading robotics manufacturers have come to Shanghai to take advantage of this rapidly expanding business opportunity. VOA's Bill Ide has more from Shanghai.

Robots Become China's Growing Labor Force

Published October 10, 2013

While China may be known as the world's factory, rising labor costs have led to booming growth in automation for manufacturing, and that is turning the country into the world's biggest purchaser of robots. Leading robotics manufacturers have come to Shanghai to take advantage of this rapidly expanding business opportunity. VOA's Bill Ide has more from Shanghai.


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