Survey Shows China’s Global Image Growing in Recognition
A global survey with more than 4,000 respondents from nine countries have found China overall image to be increasing in recognition by the global community. People from these nine countries are convinced that the future robust economic growth of China is the reason.
China’s National Image Global Survey for 2014 was released last Wednesday showed that the nine countries, the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, the United States, South Africa, India, Brazil, Russia, and China represented by different geographic regions and stages of economic development. China’s average score for 2014 was 5.9 on a scale of 1 to 10 up from last year.
President Xi Jinping is a highlight of the survey, which founded that he was th fourth best known among the leaders of the nine countries with 7- percent of the respondents having heard of him, following US president Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron. Xi’s handling of domestic and international affairs won him high praises and he ranks second after elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their capability of handling domestic and international affairs.
46 percent of overseas respondents stated China is having a rapid economic growth with its people enjoying high living standards, while 45 percent believed that the country is fight a gap between being rich and poor. The other half of the respondents are optimistic on China’s future development with 37 percent saying that the economy will keep growing at a rapid rate and 20 percent say that China will overtake the US and become a super power.