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    TNCN Luncheon with Director of Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office June 12

    A Luncheon Discussion with Steve Barclay Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York   Hong Kong Under Chinese Sovereignty – Success or Failure?   Monday, June 12 11:30 am – 1:00 pm CT Frost Brown Todd Law Firm The Pinnacle at Symphony Place, 150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900 Nashville, […]

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    Expansion into China Webinar Series, March 20 – 31

    The Koehler Group, which has operations in Hong Kong, Singapore, and China, is hosting a webinar series entitled Expansion into China from March 20 – 31. Through this series small- to medium-size enterprises, privately owned companies, and multinational corporations will learn what they need to know when entering and/or operating in China. For details go […]

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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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    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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    AmCham China Releases 2017 China Business Climate Survey Report

    The American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) released their 2017 China Business Climate Survey Report. This annual report is always a must-read to get the pulse of US business in China. Member companies are preparing for a third straight year of slower economic growth in 2017, but many are finding ways to adapt […]

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    TNCN Holds Successful China Economic Update Happy Hour in Nashville

      On June 15, 2016, TN-China Network (TNCN) successfully held its first China Economic Update Happy Hour in Nashville with sponsors Z-Ben Advisors and Frost Brown Todd. Over 25 people participated in the event from a variety of industries, including banking, consulting, legal, education, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality and tourism. The happy hour featured a short […]

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    AmCham China Releases 2016 White Paper

    On April 15, 2016, the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) released its most important annual policy document, the American Business in China White Paper. Written by Chamber members, this 18th edition of the White Paper analyzes and provides policy recommendations related to China’s business environment, focusing on 20 industries, 13 cross-sector issues, and […]

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    A Trade Policy Must-Read: How a Tariff on Chinese Imports Would Ripple Through American Life

    The New York Times published an article on April 7, 2016, entitled “How a Tariff on Chinese Imports Would Ripple Through American Life“. This article should be required reading for anyone who considers imposing a high tariff on all Chinese imports to be a good idea for American trade policy. Below are some highlights: Shrinking […]

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    TN-China Network in the News in 2015

      In 2015, TN-China Network (TNCN) was quoted and featured in articles and interviews by several media outlets, with highlights excerpted below. Click the links to read or listen.   Article: “Nonprofit Promotes Business Ties with China“ Knoxville Business Journal – December 7, 2015 While the rate of growth has slowed, global outbound investment from […]

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    AmCham China Business Climate Survey Expresses Optimism and Frustration

    The American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) released its 2016 Business Climate Survey on January 20, 2016. This annual survey is a must-read for anyone who wants to feel the pulse of American businesses in China. Below are some highlights from the survey press release linked above. Download the full survey report here […]

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