Filipino’s net trust in China is -24: SWS

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Adult Filipinos has a net trust of -24 for China, according to survey conducted by SWS from June 22 to 26.

“The Second Quarter 2019 Social Weather Survey, conducted from June 22-26, 2019, found 51% of adult Filipinos with little trust, 21% undecided, and 27% with much trust in China, for a net trust rating (% much trust minus % little trust) of -24, classified by SWS as poor,” SWS said in a release.

It noted that the result is down by 18 points from the neutral -6 in March 2019, and the lowest since the bad -35 in June 2018.

“On the other hand, the survey found 81% with much trust, 11% undecided, and 8% with little trust in the United States, for a net trust rating of excellent +73,” SWS added.

Net trust rating for US is up by 13 points from the very good +60 in March 2019, and the highest since the excellent +74 in September 2015.

“All of the five other countries tested for public trust in the June 2019 survey obtained good net trust ratings: it was +46 (63% much trust, 16% little trust, correctly rounded) for Canada, +46 (62% much trust, 15% little trust, correctly rounded) for Australia, +45 (63% much trust, 18% little trust) for Japan, +38 (55% much trust, 17% little trust) for New Zealand, and +34 (53% much trust, 18% little trust, correctly rounded) for Malaysia,” SWS added.