Tuesday, 1 August 2017

China Climbing in Soft Power

China is up from from 28 to 25 on this year's "Soft Power Ranking" due to its entertainment and sports appeal, as well as its recent positive participation as peace keepers for the UN and anti-piracy security services off the African coast, and its growing capacity for providing disaster relief.

China is now positioned above Russia's 27 and the Czech Republic's 29 (although both of these also rose in 2017). Below these countries were Hungary, Brazil, and Turkey, all of which dropped several spots.

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