China's industrial robot production surges in October

Source: Xinhua Published: 2020/12/6 11:37:45

A visitor watches a smart patrol robot displayed at the China (Foshan) International Intelligent Robot Expo 2020 in Foshan, south China's Guangdong Province, Dec. 3, 2020. The exhibition, sponsored by the China Institute of Electronics, kicked off Thursday here. Top robot manufacturers from home and abroad showcase their latest products, technologies, and solutions during the gala.Photo:Xinhua

 China's industrial robot production surged 38.5 percent year on year in October to 21,467 units, official data showed.

In the first 10 months of the year, the country produced a total of 183,447 industrial robots, up 21 percent from the same period last year, data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology showed.

During the January-October period, China's major industrial robot makers with an annual business income of at least 20 million yuan (about 3.05 million US dollars) raked in 39.62 billion yuan in combined revenue, up 2.3 percent from a year earlier, the data showed.


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