The International Monetary Fund said automation displaced more jobs in rich countries than China’s growing productivity. Photo: SCMP

‘China’s rise’ cannot be blamed for regional job losses in developed countries, IMF finds

  • Competition from China is not the primary reason for regional job losses in rich countries, new International Monetary Fund (IMF) research finds
  • Study finds technological advancement is bigger driver of unemployment, undermining populist argument China is stealing manufacturing jobs
Topic |   China economy

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The International Monetary Fund said automation displaced more jobs in rich countries than China’s growing productivity. Photo: SCMP
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