Why is Tesla Hesitant to Enter India?

Those high import duties are the main reason. 100%! Can you imagine?


100% for cars above $40k, 60% for less than $40k. Its ridiculous.


As elon replied below





Then as we, Tesla Club India, replied asking for a assembly plant he replied this




He explains that for a factory in other country, they want to use profit generated in that country from selling the imported cars to make a factory which current rules prevent.


Import Duties in India Will Make Tesla Cars 'Unaffordable', Says Elon Musk


However he earlier said this



Then in the shareholder meeting he said” I would be surprised if we won't be there by next year(2020)”.