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Justin Yifu Lin – China-optimistic economist

Justin Yifu Lin – Economist, university professor, government consultant and author of over 20 books.

Justin Yifu Lin presents himself more confident than the Chinese government itself. At the beginning of the year, the economist predicted a six percent growth rate for the country’s economy for 2022. The government forecast only 5.5 percent. Without Covid, annual growth of as much as eight percent is possible by 2035, estimates the 69-year-old honorary dean of Peking University. Analysts from European rating agencies are rubbing their eyes in disbelief at such optimism. They see China growing by just over four percent this year.

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