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Chinese engagement in Tanzania: Is it considered positive or negative by Tanzanians?

25 Feb 2015 Tanzania
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Findings from the Round 6 survey in Tanzania in 2014.

At a glance

  • In general, Tanzanians have a favourable perception of China.
  • Tanzanians believe that China’s economic and political influence on Tanzania is mostly positive.
  • Tanzanians perceive China as having more influence on Tanzania than the USA, UK, India and South Africa or international organisations such as the UN or the World Bank.
  • More Tanzanians prefer China as a model for Tanzania’s development over the USA, UK, India or South Africa.