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.
Americans Fault China for Its Role in the Spread of COVID-19
Unfavorable views of China reach new historic high, and a majority supports taking a tougher stand on human rights.
Americans Give Higher Ratings to South Korea and Germany Than U.S. for Dealing With Coronavirus
U.S. adults give high marks to South Korea and Germany’s pandemic responses. In contrast, most believe China has done an only fair or poor job.
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.
U.S. Views of China Increasingly Negative Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Republicans are more negative than Democrats toward China, though unfavorable ratings have climbed among both parties.
Americans See Spread of Disease as Top International Threat, Along With Terrorism, Nuclear Weapons, Cyberattacks
Most say cooperation with other countries is important in dealing with global threats, especially on the spread of infectious diseases.
Use our Global Indicators Database to analyze international public opinion
Our Global Indicators Database serves as a repository of data on global views about international and domestic politics, economics and other topics.
Americans and Germans Differ in Their Views of Each Other and the World
Political divides on both sides of the Atlantic continue to shape attitudes about relations with other nations, perceptions about defense spending and Americans’ and Germans’ views of each other.
NATO Seen Favorably Across Member States
NATO is generally seen in a positive light across countries in the alliance, but many express reservations about fulfilling Article 5’s collective defense obligations.
Few in other countries approve of Trump’s major foreign policies, but Israelis are an exception
As President Trump gears up to deliver his 2020 State of the Union address, respondents in many countries disapprove of his foreign policies.
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