COVID-19 Hastens Automation, New APEC Report Finds

The COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate the adoption of automation by firms and organizations across the region, according to a new policy brief by the APEC Policy Support Unit and The Asia Foundation

Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria, Executive Director of the APEC Secretariat commented. “We have been mandated by ministers to prioritize the return of workers to employment. Our responsibility is to ensure that we support people at risk with greater inclusive policy instruments.”

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https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2020/06/29/covid-19-hastens-automation-new-apec-report-finds/

 

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