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Opinion: Late to automation, China now stands to benefit hugely from the coming ‘robot revolution’

3 months ago
Sky Canaves
Our work with Chinese and multinational clients leads us to conclude that, far from being blindsided by these new technologies, China's private manufacturers have the opportunity, thanks to robots, to emerge stronger and more competitive than ever," write Kevin Sneader and Jonathan Woetzel of McKinsey & Company.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.