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Old 09-10-2016, 06:07 PM   #46
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Half of US Jobs at Risk Due to Automation - WTO Director-General
Fabrice Coffrini Business 23:22 07.10.2016

WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo claims that automation and other technological advancements far surpass international trade as the leading cause of job losses in the United States and abroad.

Automation and other technological advancements far surpass international trade as the leading cause of job losses in the United States and abroad, World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo said on Friday.

“Studies suggest that almost 50 percent of existing jobs in the US are at high risk of automation,” Azevedo said in a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

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