Americans see a number of economic threats from China, but they are also worried about cyberattacks, Bejing's human rights record, China's impact on the environment and its growing military strength.
While the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact has general public support in most of the countries involved, there are deep partisan divisions in some of these countries over the issue.
While Americans favor the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), they are among the least likely to support it in the nine TPP nations surveyed.
As Washington debates “fast track” trade negotiating authority, politicians are out of sync with a turn in public sentiment.
Despite some reforms, the island country's economy remains dominated by the government and state-owned enterprises.
As Congress considers a major new trade pact with Asia, there is broad public agreement that international free trade agreements are good for the United States. But fewer Americans express positive views of the impact of trade deals on their personal finances.
Though crude oil continues to be the nation's single biggest import, energy exports have risen sharply. Exports of some metals and agricultural products also have grown rapidly.
Overall, recent surveys in both the U.S. and the 28-member EU suggest there is widespread support for a deeper transatlantic trade and investment relationship in most EU countries and among publics representing most of the European population, economy and exports to the U.S.
Trade is shaping up as a major issue on the 2015 legislative agenda, with Congressional leaders and Obama suggesting bilateral cooperation on U.S. trade agendas. Indeed, a Pew Research Center survey suggests such bipartisan efforts also could find public support.
The Indian public's views on trade and foreign investment are more positive than past Indian governments have claimed and more positive than foreigners often assume.