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BRIEF-Moody's says emerging markets' ability to adapt to technology crucial as robotics use surges
May 17, 2017 / 11:41 AM / 4 months ago

BRIEF-Moody's says emerging markets' ability to adapt to technology crucial as robotics use surges

May 17 (Reuters) -

* Moody’s says emerging markets’ ability to adapt to technology crucial as robotics use surges

* Moody’s says accelerating adoption of robotics in manufacturing in some of worlds’ more advanced economies could pose challenges to emerging market exporters

* Moody’s says another impact of robotics is that it could offset labor market pressures in countries with aging populations

* Moody’s says in countries where aging populations are reducing labor supply growth, robotics could support growth by lowering need for labor, increase productivity

* Moody’s says while the adoption of robotics is currently concentrated in only a few countries, it will have implications beyond their borders

* Moody’s says countries linked through trade, manufacturing supply chains to those where adoption of robotics is currently concentrated, will be impacted Source text for Eikon:

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