China increasing demand for automation drives robot sales

China is the world’s largest market for industrial robots, accounting for about 30% of global demand according to a report published by investment bank HSBC. This growth is being driven by powerful macro forces – higher wage bills, an ageing population, and supportive government policy – as China’s economy accelerates toward a technology-driven future. Find EMS design and manufacturing services for industrial robotics here. (See: China manufacturing moves up tech and global value chain)



China drives global robot sales


China’s road map to advanced manufacturing

By 2025

  • Full scale industrialisation
  • Second tier of advanced manufacturing
  • Industries and companies competing at global level


  • Significant improvement in R&D and innovation
  • Stronger foothold in second-tier manufacturing


  • First-tier manufacturing economy
  • Competitive advantage in key technologies


Source: China Association of Robots, HSBC

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