The ministry pointed out that the countermeasures were needed to protect not only the national interests but also the whole system of the worldwide trade.
Since tit-for-tat tariffs went into effect in early July, China has faced a tough battle.
The US has warned it would levy $200 billion of Chinese imports with additional tariffs if Beijing continues to retaliate.
Garment-maker Dongguan Xinyu Apparel Company, which mostly produces caps for export to the USA and Europe, is in no doubt about how damaging the tariffs could be, saying it would "definitely" have an impact on its business.
At the time, U.S. officials said, these tariffs were necessary given the findings of Commerce Department investigations under Section 232 of the 1962 Trade Expansion Act.
-China trade war escalates, hoping the two countries work out their differences before the full impact of China's retaliatory tariffs hits American soybean and pork producers.
"We should let those who advocate trade war know that trade war is not something that can be easily won", China Consul General to Los Angeles Zhang Ping said.
As President, he has attempted to make good on that promise by imposing sizable tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum and cracking down on China's intellectual property violations, leading the country to respond by imposing tariffs on 128 products ranging from pork, meat and fruit to steel pipes.
In "US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs" (Business, July 17), Associated Press economics writer Paul Wiseman has written one of the better articles setting forth the different sides of the trade disputes involving the United States, China, Europe, Canada and Mexico.
Antonio Conte's farewell to Chelsea fans
Antonio Conte has released a statement thanking Chelsea's staff for their "hard work and support" during his time at the club . Sarri's first game at the helm is scheduled to be the July 23 friendly against Perth Glory in Western Australia.
Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon classic
He reached the final of the US Open past year before losing to Rafael Nadal . "But as I understood, they already made a decision". Kevin is the only second South African player to enter Wimbledon semi-finals after Kevin Curren, who qualified in 1983.
Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau traded barbs over the steel tariffs at a farcical summit of the Group of Seven richest countries last month.
It said "The US measures are inflicting serious damage to the rules of the global trade and undermining the legal rights and interests of the WTO members, including China".
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying on Wednesday said USA accusations of higher Chinese tariffs on American goods and pilfering American innovations are wrong.
Historical analysis of data on trade protectionism instigated by the USA shows that the US has been more prone to protectionism in comparison to any other advanced economy.
"These tariffs appear to breach each WTO member's commitments under the WTO Agreement", he said.
The report issued by the Bertelsmann Foundation comes amid a deepening trade dispute between China and the United States which has engulfed other major trading partners.
Speaking to National Business Daily, a Chinese newspaper, Fu said the alliance would like to "provide information on China to worldwide media" so that "China issues can be discussed by Chinese people".
"The US purchases of steel and aluminium from Mexico are not a national security risk to the former". The Mexican government promised to continue to defend its national interest.
"The joint statement is a confirmation of the EU-China's good relations", Fabio Massimo Parenti, associate professor of global studies at the Institute Lorenzo de' Medici, Florence.
April Tinsley - a blond-haired, dark-eyed first-grader - left her home in Fort Wayne for a friend's house two streets away. The case saw new life in 1990, when her killer scrawled a message on a barn door: "I kill 8-year-old April Marie Tinsley".
The United States initially planned to hold a colonel-level meeting, but it accepted North Korea's request to move up the rank. North Korea's foreign ministry decried the U.S.as talks came to a close, for making what it called "rapacious" demands.
Meanwhile, in a move that would add insult to injury, the Star adds that Madrid intend to beat the Blues to Robert Lewandowski . Cech is undoubtedly a Chelsea legend but made seven errors leading to goals in the Premier League last term.
Trump and Putin will meet for their first bilateral summit in Helsinki and will hold a 90-minute one-on-one meeting without aides. Last November, in Vietnam, they agreed to maintain open military channels of communications between their forces in Syria.
Trump raised the meddling issue during his first meeting with Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg past year . The collective blood pressure between the United States and Russian Federation is off the charts high.
ESPN reports that the Spurs want an All-Star caliber player, high-potential young players and draft assets in any Leonard deal. There was also a relatively quick response from Leonard's camp, indicating that he has no desire to play in Toronto.
The offer is a sign of Liverpool's ambition and the offer will smash the record for the world's most expensive goalkeeper. According to multiple reports, Liverpool bid £62 million for the Brazilian, but no formal agreement has been reached yet.
Twitter lit up with screen shots of Amazon's Prime Day failures, which featured photos of dogs and the words "sorry". For the first time, members in Australia, Singapore, the Netherlands and Luxembourg participated in Prime Day.
But after the flash floods, the boys and their coach ran deep inside the cave, where they became trapped . Pictures show them gathering around a picture of the diver, as they continue to be monitored in hospital.
Chelsea part ways with Conte
The Italian ex-professional footballer had managed Chelsea FC for two years before his contract was terminated. He had been waiting since winning the FA Cup in May to resolve his future at Stamford Bridge.
Death toll in ISIS-claimed Mastung blast rises to 128
Militants targeted a gathering of the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) leader Siraj Raisani in Mastung area of Balochistan province. The bombing was the biggest attack in Pakistan in over a year and is the third incident of election-related violence this week.