Since 2013，China has become the largest industrial robots market in the world. Chinese robots industrial, with the jointly promoting by the governments, universities, research institutes and production enterprises, has been take into the phase of developing advanced products, accelerating the process of industrialization, and improving the product lines, expanding product application areas constantly. The sales of China’s Industrial robot market have reached 68,000 units in 2015. China's industrial robots market sales number has an average annual growth up to 36% between 2010-2015. In the meanwhile, the demand of service robots is also showing a rapid development in need, which lead to one of the world's most important markets.
China, located in an area between the eastern part of the Eurasian continent and the west coast of the Pacific Ocean, with the culture five thousand years of civilization, has one of the four major ancient civilizations in the world. The culture of China is long lasting, worldly abroad, profound and colorful, also positioned an important role in the world culture. China has a large number of ethnic groups in a vast territory.
The ISR is held in Shanghai, China. Shanghai is an important gathering area of robotics industry. At present, the international robot manufacturers ABB, FUNUC, KUKA and Yaskawa have located their headquarters here. Shanghai has a total area of 6340 square kilometers, with jurisdiction of 16 districts. The weather is under a subtropical humid monsoon climate, with four distinctive seasons, full of sunshine, abundant rainfalls. Shanghai is one of the world's leading financial centers, one of the world's largest city populations and largest metropolitan areas. Shanghai, Jiangsu, Anhui and Zhejiang constitute the Yangtze River Delta urban agglomeration has become one of the world's six largest urban agglomerations.