A representative of Musk’s family office didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment after business hours.
Musk championed free speech on the platform in one of his first tweets after sealing the take-private deal. But Twitter -- like most American social media platforms -- is banned in China by officials wary of the impact on public discourse.
Tesla has boomed in China thanks in part to tax breaks, cheap loans and the green light to wholly own its domestic operations. But the company last year came under fire after state media and regulators questioned Tesla’s attitude toward customers. Bezos’s company also operates in the country, but it’s a distant competitor to local leaders Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and JD.com Inc.