“With the number of young manufacturing workers shrinking and wages rising, China's manufacturing plants are replacing them with automated robots, [...] The move is a part of China's broader plan to overhaul their economy and bring them up to speed with the wealthy nations.”
“'Frontline workers, their turnover rate is really high. More and people are unwilling to do repetitive jobs. So these two issues put the manufacturing industry in China under huge pressure,' said Pboll Deng, deputy general manager of Shenzhen Rapoo Technology Co., one of the companies at the forefront of the robotics push. 'What we are doing here is a revolution.'”
“The move towards the use of automated robots is not surprising - the Chinese government has been planning to do so to maintain factory expansion without causing a drop in employment rates, ...”
How is it possible the most populous nation of more than 1.3 billion, having lack of workers?
How is it possible any country to maintain current employment rates when robots penetrate with such a speed into nearly every professional field?