BEIJING, Jan 6, 2018: China’s image is improving internationally, according to a global survey released Friday.
China scored 6.22 out of 10 for its overall image, maintaining a slight upward curve in recent years, according to the survey, titled the 2016-2017 China National Image Global Survey, which has been conducted since 2011.
Youth aged 18 to 35 had the best impression of China.
The three countries whose China score saw the biggest rise were Italy, Canada and the UK.
China scored 6.5 and 6.2 points for its performance in global and domestic affairs, respectively, showing more recognition of its ability in handling international affairs.
In terms of influence, China ranked the second to the United States, followed by Russia, Germany and the UK.