FILE Photo: US President Donald Trump meets Chinese President Xi Jinping at the start of his bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, 201
Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a press conference after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said there was contact between the two sides, but he did not want to say who.
US. President Donald Trump predicted a trade deal with China on Monday, citing Beijing's growing economic pressures and job losses in China.
Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Letter from Michael Martina; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore