• Chart of the Week: Japan's Robots

    2 monthes ago - By iMF Direct

    By IMFBlog
    June 12, 2018
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    A Panasonic robot moves around the lounge of Tokyo's Narita International Airport (
    As Japan's population ages and the birth rate is too low to sustain growth, the country is no stranger to coping with a limited number of working age people.
    As shown in our Chart of the Week, which we also feature in the latest issue of Finance and Development , Japan is still a leader in robot production and industrial use. The country exported some $1.6 billion worth of industrial robots in 2016-more than the next five biggest exporters (Germany, France, Italy...
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