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Most Voters Not Happy With Current U.S.-China Trade Situation

Thursday, April 06, 2017

As President Donald Trump prepares for his first meeting with the Chinese president, most voters believe the current trade situation with the two nations benefits Beijing more than Washington.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 52% of Likely U.S. Voters say the current trade situation between the United States and China is better for China. Only six percent (6%) say the United States benefits more from its trade situation with China, while 30% say both nations benefit about the same. Another 12% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 3-4, 2017, by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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