Robots conduct welding work at the workshop of an automobile manufacturing factory in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong province, on January 14. Photo: Xinhua
Robots conduct welding work at the workshop of an automobile manufacturing factory in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong province, on January 14. Photo: Xinhua

China unveils new plan for wider robot use from manufacturing to agriculture, as population shrinks

  • Beijing wants to accelerate the application of robotics in manufacturing, agriculture, logistics, energy, healthcare, education and elderly services
  • The blueprint came after China registered more deaths than births last year, marking the first time that the country’s population had dropped since the 1960s

Robots conduct welding work at the workshop of an automobile manufacturing factory in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong province, on January 14. Photo: Xinhua
Robots conduct welding work at the workshop of an automobile manufacturing factory in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong province, on January 14. Photo: Xinhua
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