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Unlike the West, India and China embrace globalisation

A Pew global survey shows that the Indians and Chinese are content with growing integration of their nations into the world economy.

The Chinese have been overwhelmingly satisfied with the direction of their country for a decade. But in 2002 just 48 per cent were content.

IN CONTRAST with the developed West, globalisation and economic integration remain popular in the world's two largest developing countries - India and China.

The reasons are easy to guess. The International Monetary Fund expects India's economy to grow by 7.6 per cent this year and China'...