Six in ten Canadians (61%) think Canada should decrease trade with China, which is a sixteen-point increase compared to December 2020 (45%). Appetite to decrease trade with China is generally consistent across gender, age and region. Confidence that the government is doing a very good or good job at managing the relationship with China (20%) has dropped by twelve percentage points since February 2019 (32%). Residents of the Prairies (50%) are more likely to say the Government of Canada is doing a very poor or poor job at managing the relationship with China than residents of Quebec (27%).

Nanos conducted an RDD dual frame (land- and cell-lines) hybrid telephone and online random survey of 1,025 Canadians, 18 years of age or older, between November 27th and 29th, 2022 as part of an omnibus survey. This study was commissioned by Bloomberg and the research was conducted by Nanos Research.

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