Want China Times
In the wake of a labor shortage, rising labor wages and laws that provide better protection for
laborers, China’s industry has to make structural adjustments, of which production automation is a key part.
China has become the largest consumer of robots in the world for the second consecutive year. It introduced 56,000 robots in 2014, a sharp increase of 54% from the previous year.
The International Federation of Robotics forecast that China’s demand for robots will double by 2017, making it the largest country to use robotics. [FULL STORY]