International Survey: Trump Less Trusted Than Xi

The Jerusalem Post reports:

Negative perceptions of China have soared over the past year across many advanced economies, reaching all-time highs in a number of countries including the UK, Germany and Australia, a Pew Research Center poll published last week has found. While the increasingly unfavorable view of China is driven in large part by belief that the country did not handle the coronavirus pandemic well, America came off even worse.

In most countries surveyed, the people had more faith in the Chinese leader than they did in America’s President Donald Trump. For example, 78% of Germans had no confidence in the Chinese premiere, while 89% said the same of Trump. Overall, on average across the nations surveyed, 83% of respondents had no confidence in Trump, 78% had no confidence in Xi, and 73% had no confidence in Russia’s President Vladimir Putin.

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