TN-China Network Blog


Now’s the Time to Register for the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit

According to the Global Investment Trends Monitor Report, the United States is again the top destination for foreign direct investment (FDI). In 2016, the United States saw an 11% increase in FDI, despite a 13% decrease in global FDI flows. Take advantage of the United States’ FDI momentum and attend the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit, which will take place from June […]

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China Lights Lantern Festival in Nashville Seeking Sponsors

  May 12 through June 11, 2017, The Fairgrounds Nashville will experience China Lights Lantern Festival, a display of lights, lanterns sculptures, traditional performances, art, and Chinese cuisine. China Lights Nashville is currently seeking sponsors to help support the project. The unique celebration brings a team of Chinese artisans and technical staff from Sichuan Tianyu, located […]

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China News Highlights

Read below for a few recent Tennessee and China news highlights:   La Vergne Company to Move 350 Jobs From China as Part of Walmart Initiative Fox 17 News Nashville – Feb. 28, 2017 – “A La Vergne company is moving 350 jobs from China to Middle Tennessee as part of a Walmart initiative that […]

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Build Your China Network Through Nashville’s Sister City Delegation Trip

  If you have ever considered opportunities in China, Sister City delegations offer an economical way to explore opportunities for partnership. May 8 – 16, Sister Cities of Nashville (SCN) will be hosting a trip to Taiyuan and Chengdu, China for an estimated $3,340.00, including flights, visa, hotel, meals and a native Chinese speaker who […]

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China News Highlights from TNCN Social Media

Below are links and highlights from recent articles on China trade and business. To get faster news updates, follow TNCN on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.   Free Trade Helps Tennessee Manufacturers Knoxville News Sentinel (KNS) – Jan. 25, 2017 – “According to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, Tennessee business exported $18.4 billion […]

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Photos of TN-China Network Celebrating Chinese New Year Across Tennessee

  TN-China Network (TNCN) members, staff, volunteers, and sponsors celebrated Chinese New Year across Tennessee in February. On February 20, TNCN held an invitation-only East Tennessee Chinese New Year Dinner with TNCN members, sponsors, and the Chinese-invested companies in East Tennessee. Over 30 people from 15 companies and organizations attended the event. At the beginning […]

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PARTNER EVENT: Update on Trade & Foreign Investment Under the New Administration

  Nashville Chamber International Business Council Luncheon:   Update on Trade & Foreign Investment Under the New Administration   Organizers and Partners: Presented by the Nashville Chamber’s International Business Council (IBC) and Baker Donelson, in partnership with the Center for International Business at Belmont University, Japan-America Society of Tennessee, Tennessee World Affairs Council, and TN-China […]

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Interpreter Needed Feb 13 – Mar 3 in Morristown

  MAHLE Engine Components in Morristown, TN, is looking for a Chinese-English interpreter for a group of nine colleagues visiting from their sister plant in Nanjing, China. The interpreter will be needed 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM during the following weeks: February 13 – 17, 2017 February 20 – 24, 2017 February 27 – March […]

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Rhodium: Record Deal Making in 2016 Pushes Cumulative Chinese FDI in the US above $100 billion

On December 30, 2016, Rhodium Group published their annual report analyzing Chinese investment in the US over the past year. Chinese companies invested a record $45.6 billion in the US economy in 2016. This is triple the amount we recorded for 2015 and a tenfold increase of annual investment just five years ago. Acquisitions account for the […]

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TNCN Successfully Holds First Panel Discussion in Nashville

On December 7, 2016, TN-China Network held our first seminar event in Nashville, in partnership with the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce International Business Council. The seminar, entitled “Business with China: Tax, Currency, and Getting Paid”, featured national experts on China tax and currency as well as one of Nashville’s most prominent international businesses. More […]

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