For the 10th straight year, Japanese named the United States as their most trustworthy ally, but a simultaneous survey on the other side of the Pacific found Japan fell to 11th place among nations Americans trust.

The annual poll, conducted in September and published Monday in the Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan's largest-circulation newspaper, asked people to choose the most trustworthy from a list of 30 countries.According to Yomiuri's Gallup poll, 56 percent of Japanese respondents, up 4 points from last year, said they considered the United States the most trustworthy country.

The survey of 2,212 Japanese adults listed Britain as the second most trustworthy country, followed by Australia and China.