University of Science and Technology of China’s humanoid robot Jia Jia could herald a future of cyborg labour in China. Photo: AFP

Rapidly growing digital economy set to give China 415m jobs, account for nearly half of GDP

Technology will swallow up repetitive predictable jobs but on balance create far more opportunities, BCG and AliResearch study indicates

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University of Science and Technology of China’s humanoid robot Jia Jia could herald a future of cyborg labour in China. Photo: AFP
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Zheng Yangpeng

Zheng Yangpeng

Zheng Yangpeng is a business reporter at the Post, covering China property, banking and finance. He previously worked for China Daily, joining the Post in 2016. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Communication from Peking University, and a Master's Degree in Global Business Journalism from Tsinghua University.

Meng Jing

Meng Jing

Based in Beijing, Jing covers the China tech scene for the Post. She writes a lot about artificial intelligence, robots and machines, but she cares more about people.