China’s industrial robot production up 31.7pc

BEIJING (XINHUA) – China’s industrial robot production surged 31.7 per cent year-on-year to 25,635 units in November 2020, official data showed.

In the first 11 months of last year, the country produced 206,851 industrial robots, up 22.2 per cent from the same period in 2019, data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology showed.

During the January-November period, China’s major industrial robot makers with annual revenues of at least CNY20 million (about USD3.05 million) raked in CNY45.33 billion in combined revenue, up 3.4 per cent from a year earlier, the data showed.

File photo shows industrial robots during the World Robot Conference in Daxing District of Beijing. PHOTO: XINHUA