Tesla (TSLA) said Thursday it is in chats with the Chinese government to fabricate its first processing plant on the planet’s biggest auto showcase.

The move would enable Tesla to keep away from China’s weighty import assessment of 25% on imported autos. Tesla announced more than $1 billion in income from the Chinese market a year ago, tripling its deals from the earlier year.

The electric auto creator is working with Shanghai to investigate building an assembling office in the district, as per a Tesla representative. The Palo Alto, California-based organization repeated that it hopes to give more solid arrangements to Chinese creation before the finish of 2017.

“Tesla is profoundly dedicated to the Chinese market, and we keep on evaluating potential assembling destinations around the world to serve the nearby markets,” the representative said in an announcement. “While we expect a large portion of our generation to stay in the U.S., we do need to build up neighborhood manufacturing plants to guarantee moderateness for the business sectors they serve.”

Chief Elon Musk has focused on that Tesla will require extra assembling limit keeping in mind the end goal to meet its business targets. The automaker is as of now considering no less than three unidentified areas. Tesla could assemble a sum of 10 to 20 new industrial facilities, Musk said at Tesla’s current shareholder meeting. A week ago, he proposed on Twitter (TWTR) that Tesla could construct an industrial facility in India, which likewise imposes a duty on autos sent into the nation.

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