China has raised duties on 128 imports from the US, including fruit, pork and wine. Beijing said the move was to "safeguard China's interests and balance losses" caused by new US tariffs.
Washington has banned exports to the Chinese state-controlled chipmaker accusing Fujian of stealing intellectual property. The move comes amid reports that the US plans to slap tariffs on all of China's imports.
Asian shares have jumped to three-week highs following a report that US President Donald Trump is aiming for a swift trade deal with China. The news came only days after Washington had threatened more punitive tariffs.
China is trying to highlight it is open to importing more at a time it is under pressure to open its markets further. Critics say it is more talk than action.
Chinese shoppers have spent more than $30 billion online during the annual shopping binge, breaking last year's record. The massive spending comes despite an ongoing trade war with the US.
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