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China's robotics rush shows how its debt can get out of control

Dozens of cities plan robotics parks, even as the industry is already showing warning signs of overcapacity

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Beijing's drive to make China a leader in robotics has led municipalities across the country to vie to become its robotics hub.

Wuhu

DOWN a side street bracketed by massage parlours and cheap hotels in this city on the banks of the Yangtze river, a humanoid food service robot trundles around the corner of a table in a cafe, red eyes flashing in tune with synthesised classical music.

The Wuhu Hands On Café's

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