People in U.S., Western Europe differ over what needs more fixing: Their nation’s political or economic system
Here are five key findings about people’s attitudes toward systemic reforms in the U.S., France, Germany and the UK.
Pressing China on human rights – even if it hurts economic relations – has Americans’ bipartisan support
Unlike with other China-related issues, there is little partisan difference on this question, a February survey found.
Most Americans Support Tough Stance Toward China on Human Rights, Economic Issues
Fewer adults have confidence in Joe Biden to handle the U.S.-China relationship than other foreign policy issues.
In U.S. and UK, Globalization Leaves Some Feeling ‘Left Behind’ or ‘Swept Up’
Focus groups held across the two nations reveal the degree to which Americans and Britons see common challenges to local and national identity.
Amid COVID-19, remittances to some Latin American nations fell sharply in April, then rebounded
El Salvador experienced a 40% drop in remittances in April 2020 compared with April 2019, the largest decline among the six nations analyzed.
Globally, views of foreign direct investment vary depending on type of investment
People in many countries support foreign companies building factories in their own nation. But fewer support foreign firms buying domestic ones.
Sharp decline in remittances expected in 2020 amid COVID-19 lockdowns in top sending nations
Remittances – money sent by migrants to their home countries – are projected to fall by a record 20% this year.
In Taiwan and across the region, many support closer economic ties with both U.S. and mainland China
When it comes to economic relations, some in Taiwan are more willing to work with both Beijing and Washington.
Amid coronavirus crisis, Americans and Germans see changing world in different ways
Germans are increasingly negative about their relationship with the U.S. Also, Germans are more comfortable than Americans with globalization.
In Taiwan, Views of Mainland China Mostly Negative
There is widespread support in Taiwan for increased economic and political ties with the U.S. While many are wary of stronger political ties with mainland China, about half would favor stronger economic relations.
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