China’s economic growth slows to still-robust 7.9%


              A security guard passes by deliveries along the Wangfujing retail street in Beijing Wednesday, July 14, 2021. China's economic growth slowed to a still-strong 7.9% over a year ago in the three months ending in June as a rebound from the coronavirus leveled off. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A worker waits for customers outside a restaurant along the Wangfujing retail street in Beijing Wednesday, July 14, 2021. China's economic growth slowed to a still-strong 7.9% over a year ago in the three months ending in June as a rebound from the coronavirus leveled off. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A man eats candied haws near a decoration depicting Chinese concubines feeding the emperor wine at a store along the Wangfujing retail street in Beijing on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. China's economic growth slowed to a still-strong 7.9% over a year ago in the three months ending in June as a rebound from the coronavirus leveled off. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A child waits to cross a road near high end shops at the Wangfujing retail street in Beijing Wednesday, July 14, 2021. China's economic growth slowed to a still-strong 7.9% over a year ago in the three months ending in June as a rebound from the coronavirus leveled off. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A delivery man makes a call near a restaurant along the Wangfujing retail street in Beijing Wednesday, July 14, 2021. China's economic growth slowed to a still-strong 7.9% over a year ago in the three months ending in June as a rebound from the coronavirus leveled off. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents pass by an elderly woman collecting recyclables at the Wangfujing retail street in Beijing Wednesday, July 14, 2021. China's economic growth slowed to a still-strong 7.9% over a year ago in the three months ending in June as a rebound from the coronavirus leveled off. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            Workers sort out parcels for delivery in Beijing Wednesday, July 14, 2021. China's economic growth slowed to a still-strong 7.9% over a year ago in the three months ending in June as a rebound from the coronavirus leveled off. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) Shoppers cross a traffic junction along the Wangfujing retail street in Beijing Wednesday, July 14, 2021. China's economic growth slowed to a still-strong 7.9% over a year ago in the three months ending in June as a rebound from the coronavirus leveled off. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) FILE - In this May 17, 2021, file photo, people wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus chat each other outside a grocery store at the Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing. China's economic growth slowed to a still-strong 7.9% over a year ago in the three months ending in June as a rebound from the coronavirus leveled off, reported Thursday, July 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)