Technology in ASEAN’s retail sector is not yet set to displace workers widely. However, as more modern and large retail outfits with greater capital and drive for technology implementation become pervasive in the region, the sector’s need for human workers will be reduced. Moreover, significant shares of salaried retail workers in ASEAN are at high risk of automation: 68 per cent in Thailand, 71 per cent in Cambodia, 85 per cent in Indonesia and 88 per cent in the Philippines.

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  1. shinichi says:

    ASEAN in transformation

    How technology is changing jobs and enterprises

    by Jae-Hee Chang, Gary Rynhart and Phu Huynh

    International Labour Organization (ILO)

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