There is ‘zero’ engagement between US and China as trade tensions escalate, official says

(CNBC) A senior administration official told CNBC on Friday that there was “zero” engagement between the Trump administration and China as the two countries ratchet up trade tensions.

The official said that there had been “one call in the past few days,” and that it resolved nothing. When asked what level of engagement the two countries were maintaining, the official made the shape of a zero with his hand.