China’s economy becomes global economic engine: survey
About 78.34 percent of respondents from 22 countries believe China’s economy has injected vitality into the global economy in a decade and become the driving force of the global economy, according to a joint survey conducted by CGTN and China. Renmin University of China.
The survey interviewed respondents with an average age of 38.64 in developed countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, as well as developing countries like Brazil, Argentina. , Mexico, Thailand, India, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.
More than half of the respondents have a higher education, 54.71% having a bachelor’s degree or above, of which 15.22% are masters and doctors.
The survey showed that 91.46 percent of respondents from Africa praised China’s economic achievements. Europe followed closely with an 81.6% share, while North America ranked third with 78.09%.
It also showed that 84.13 percent of respondents from Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) countries praised China’s economic achievements, more than those from non-BRI countries. Meanwhile, 84.02 percent of respondents from developing countries have confidence in the Chinese economy, more than those from developed countries.
China’s gross domestic product per capita has risen from $6,100 to more than $12,000 over the past 10 years, which 76.65 percent of respondents consider remarkable. In the survey, more than 70% of respondents from five continents believe that China is getting richer.
There are nearly 100 million people in rural China who have been lifted out of poverty over the past decade, and the vast majority of respondents around the world believe that the two main reasons for the historic success in poverty reduction poverty are that the Chinese economy maintains rapid growth and that Chinese leaders are determined and marching firmly towards their goals.
In terms of rapid technology development, respondents were very impressed with the development of 5G, artificial intelligence and high-speed railway in China. In Africa, 73.87% of respondents were most impressed with China’s 5G, and 55.28% of respondents praised the country’s high-speed railway. In Europe, 52.77% of respondents were impressed with the country’s progress in artificial intelligence.
The overwhelming majority of respondents had a positive impression of Chinese people, and 84.42% of African respondents and 71.18% of European respondents believed that Chinese people were hard-working and motivated. Meanwhile, 70.96% of respondents from BRI countries and 74.26% of respondents from developing countries expressed the same view.