TN-China Network In the News

“China’s Economic and Cultural Presence in Knoxville Grows” – Knoxville Mercury

On September 16, 2015, Joe Sullivan of the Knoxville Mercury highlighted China’s growing economic and cultural presence in Knoxville, prominently featuring TN-China Network in the article.

Based in Knoxville, the founder and executive director of the TN-China Network, Elizabeth Rowland, points out that “several positive developments in the past year have a dramatic impact on outbound Chinese investment.” These mostly involve “a loosening of regulations on the part of Chinese government departments, including the elimination of an approval requirement for investment in non-sensitive industries.”

The very existence of a TN-China Network here fostered by Rowland’s expertise in this field is perhaps the single strongest testament to Knoxville’s emergence as a center of China-related activity.

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