The ministry's response came after US President Donald Trump escalated trade tensions with China on Thursday by ordering the US Trade Representative to consider additional tariffs on Chinese products valued at 0 billion.
The move comes after Xiaomi announced earlier this month that it plans to march into France and Italy on May 22 and 24 respectively. The openings mark Xiaomi's latest steps to seek new momentum in Europe and establish itself as a globally recognized brand.
The model, called EUNIQ 7, features SAIC's third-generation fuel cell system. It has a driving range of 605 kilometers and can be refilled with hydrogen in three to five minutes.
The most common method of producing pure hydrogen is through steam-methane reforming. At high temperatures, methane - formed of hydrogen and carbon - reacts with steam to produce carbon dioxide and hydrogen. Since this process generates CO2, which is a greenhouse gas, it is not considered a clean method of fuel production.
The move is part of the group's long-term commitment to transform from a traditional manufacturer into a nimble and intelligent producer in the internet age.
The move will focus on chemical production enterprises, including those within a kilometer of either side of the Yangtze River and its tributaries, in environmentally sensitive areas or urban areas with dense populations, and outside chemical industry parks, according to the draft.
The move is part of a partnership with a travel agency in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
The move is also expected to offset the influence of the US government's restrictions over the use of Google's Android operating system in smartphones and other hardware.
The monthly FAO Food Price Index is based on worldwide prices for 23 food commodity categories covering prices for 73 different products compared to a baseline year.
The music video of the song was released online on July 25, and it was viewed more than 10 million times within three hours.