China’s commerce minister meets Tesla CEO Elon Musk, promises support to foreign companies


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Open this photo in gallery: Tesla CEO Elon Musk leaves a restaurant in Beijing, on May 31.TINGSHU WANG/Reuters China’s commerce minister met Tesla Ltd. TSLA-Q CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday and promised to support the development of foreign companies, the ministry said. Musk earlier met with China’s ministers of industry and foreign affairs. He joined a series of CEOs from global companies, including Apple Inc., who have met with Cabinet officials or Premier Li Qiang, the top economic official, this year following the end of anti-virus controls that blocked most travel into China. The ruling Communist Party is trying to...