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15–21. Importance to Each Other

US Survey
(US SURVEY) I am going to read you a list of countries. For each, please tell me if they are the most important, a very important or not an important partner to the US in the world today.
Important
China
Great Britain
Japan
Isreal
Saudi Arabia
India
Russia
Not Important
China
Great Britain
Japan
Isreal
Saudi Arabia
India
Russia
China Survey
(CHINA SURVEY) I am going to read you a list of countries. For each, please tell me if they are the most important, a very important or not an important partner to the US in the world today.
Important
US
Great Britain
Japan
Isreal
Saudi Arabia
India
Russia

Narrative Analysis

United States:
  • The United States' most important partner is China, surpassing Great Britain and Japan, compared to 2007 data.
China:
  • China's most important partner is the United States, with Russia in close second, for all Chinese respondent groups, particularly business leaders (93.9%).