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    China News Highlights from TNCN Social Media

    To get faster news updates, follow TNCN on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.   Pet Food Manufacturer to Open News-Herald – Feb. 15, 2017 – “Cat food producer Innovative Pets will locate to the city of Loudon after informing Loudon County officials of plans last month. Loudon County Mayor Rollen ‘Buddy’ Bradshaw said the company will […]

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    Nearly 30 Attend TNCN Nashville Happy Hour April 25

      Nearly 30 people from Chinese and Tennessee manufacturers, non-profit organizations, universities, local government, and service providers attended TN-China Network’s happy hour in Nashville Tuesday, April 25 at The Sutler Saloon. Thank you to our event sponsor Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (TFLI) for helping make the event possible! See below for photos from the event. […]

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    Job Openings at Chinese Companies in Tennessee

    Several Chinese companies in Tennessee are now hiring. Please read below for details of the positions.   East Tennessee Cirrus Aircraft – Knoxville/Alcoa The Cirrus Aircraft Corporation is an aircraft manufacturer that was founded in 1984. The company is headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, United States, and is now owned by China Aviation Industry General Aircraft […]

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    TNCN Discusses Impact on Tennessee of Potential Trade Restrictions

    On April 7, 2017, TN-China Network’s Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland was quoted in the Chattanooga Times Free Press discussing the impact of potential trade restrictions: “But if there were increased restriction on imports, Tennessee consumers and all U.S. consumers would see a dramatic increase in prices that would impact everyone’s wallet,” she said. “I don’t […]

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    Promote Your Company by Having a Booth at Knoxville Asian Festival Aug 27, 2017

      The Fourth Annual Knoxville Asian Festival is now seeking sponsors and business participants to purchase booths and sponsorship packages for the day-long festival. The festival will take place Sunday, August 27, 2017, from 11 am to 6 pm at Market Square in downtown Knoxville. Last year’s festival attracted at least 15,000 people. In addition […]

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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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    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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    Yanfeng Opens New Plant in Chattanooga

    On Thursday, January 19, 2017, Volkswagen supplier Yanfeng Automotive Interiors officially opened their new plant in Chattanooga. According to a Chattanooga Times Free Press article about the opening: The new supplier plant located near Enterprise South industrial park represents an investment of $55 million and creates 325 new jobs when its fully ramped up. Currently, […]

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    Cirrus Aircraft Opens Vision Center Near Knoxville

    January 12, 2017, Cirrus Aircraft, a Chinese-owned, US-based personal aircraft company, celebrated the grand opening of their new Customer Experience “Vision Center” at the Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport in Alcoa, Blount County. As mentioned in a blog post about the Vision Center published last year, This Cirrus Customer Experience Center will be the central location […]

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