Texte AlternatifThis growth in the Chinese market is also having a positive impact on suppliers, with 123,000 robots shipped from abroad. Although Japanese suppliers hold a dominant market share, in China, suppliers shipped 44,000 products, an increase in exports of 8% compared to 2019. "The outlook for the robotics industry is optimistic. In China, where the coronavirus lockout came into effect for the first time, the robotics industry started to recover already in 2020. A total of 167,000 industrial robots have been shipped," comments Milton Guerry, President of the International Federation of Robotics. As for the IFR's global robotics outlook: in Europe and North America applications are flourishing, pointing to future growth in the robotics industry in 2021, a major tool for achieving a possible reduction in carbon footprint and climate neutrality among companies.

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