Chairman, Beijing-based Primavera Capital Group
Fred Hu is Founder and Chairman of Primavera Capital Group, and also a member Berggruen Institute’s 21st Century Council.
Aug 28, 2015
Moderating growth rates in the range of 5-7% per annum reflect the higher per capita income level and the changing growth paradigm in China. A modest slowdown is a necessary and healthy adjustment for China to transition to a new trajectory of more efficient and sustainable growth. But instead of greeting such a positive "new normal" with enthusiasm, the naysayers have reacted with dismay as though they would rather prefer the old growth model.