• TN-China Network Blog


    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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    TNCN Business with China Seminar in Nashville Dec 7

      TN-China Network and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce International Business Council will jointly host a seminar on Business with China: Tax, Currency, and Getting Paid, on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 7:30 – 10 am CT hosted at Belmont University’s Massey Boardroom. The event will be $25 and continental breakfast will be provided. Jeremy Goldkorn of […]

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    Knoxville-Based Provision Healthcare Expands China Presence

      In case you missed it, on June 3, 2016, Knoxville-based Provision Healthcare announced a new joint venture (JV) between its subsidiary, Provision Asia, and  Shenzhen Hairong International Medical Development Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Shenzhen Neptunus Bioengineering Co. The JV is called Provision China. As part of the deal, Hairong International will also invest […]

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    China Business Intercultural Communication Event Now on YouTube

          In October 2015, the Confucius Institute at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, the Knoxville-US Export Assistance Center, and the TN-China Network jointly hosted a training and panel discussion event in Knoxville on China Business Intercultural Communication. In case you missed the event, the audio recording and slides from that training are now accessible in […]

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    MTSU BERC Publishes 2015 Foreign Investment and International Trade Reports for TN

    The Business & Economic Research Center (BERC) at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) has published in its quarterly journal a report on 2015 Foreign Investment in Tennessee as well as an International Trade Report on Tennessee. The good news is that “[b]y just about any measure, foreign direct investment into the state exceeded even the […]

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    Tennessee Plans to Open New Investment Recruitment Office in China

    WPLN interviewed Tennessee State Economic and Community Development (ECD) Commissioner Randy Boyd about ECD’s plans to open multiple investment recruitment offices around the world, starting with one in Seoul, South Korea this year, and eventually adding one in northern Italy, one in southern Germany, and one or two in China. “Businesses in Italy or in […]

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    Upcoming International Trade and China Events – October

    Several events related to exporting, importing, international jobs, and China are coming up in the next few weeks. See below for descriptions of the events: East Tennessee Knoxville   China Business Intercultural Communication   Time: Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 2:00 – 5:00 pm Location: Knoxville Chamber, 17 Market Square, #201, Knoxville, TN 37902 Price: $25 […]

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    First Joint Chattanooga IBC – TNCN Panel Discussion a Success

          Over 65 people attended the first Chattanooga Chamber International Business Council (IBC) – TN-China Network (TNCN) joint panel discussion September 25 on Strengthening the Chattanooga-China Connection. With an impressive panel and engaged audience, this event successfully kicked off a TNCN-IBC partnership and ongoing community dialogue on how to boost Chattanooga exports to and attract […]

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    Strengthening the Chattanooga-China Connection – Panel Discussion Sept 25

         The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce International Business Council and TN-China Network will host a panel discussion event on  Strengthening the Chattanooga-China Connection: Creating Jobs Through Trade and Investment, on  Friday, September 25, 2015, 8 – 9:45 am at the INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd, in Chattanooga, TN. The cost to attend is $10 […]

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    China as a Source of Tennessee Jobs

    China has long been blamed for stealing American manufacturing jobs. But in this globalized internet age, China can also help create American jobs – including jobs in Tennessee – through service exports and Chinese direct investment. The Wall Street Journal published an article in May detailing how the internet is connecting the growing Chinese middle […]

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