Musk's Upcoming China Visit
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is reportedly planning a trip to China as early as April, according to sources familiar with the matter. Musk intends to secure a meeting with China's Premier Li Qiang during this visit.
Tesla and China's State Council's Response
An official response has yet to be received from Tesla or China's State Council Information Office regarding the planned visit or meeting requests.
Importance of China to Tesla's Business
China represents Tesla's second-largest market after the United States, and its Shanghai production facility is the electric vehicle manufacturer's largest production hub.
Musk's First Visit since COVID-19 and Xi Jinping's Re-election
The upcoming trip will be Elon Musk's first visit to China since the COVID-19 pandemic and since Xi Jinping secured a third term as president.