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    China News Highlights from TNCN Social Media

    See below for some recent TN-China news articles posted on TNCN social media. To get faster updates, follow TNCN on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.   President Trump Blocks Foreign Acquisition by Chinese Firm Baker Donelson – Sept. 21, 2017 – “On September 13, President Trump blocked the $1.3 billion acquisition of U.S. microchip manufacturer Lattice Semiconductor […]

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 […]

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    Greater China Investment Announcements in Tennessee More Than Doubled in 2015

    (Translation by Fei Liu) In 2015, eight companies from mainland China and Hong Kong announced new investments in Tennessee, more than double the number of investment announcements in the state from greater China in 2014, according to TN-China Network research. In addition, four companies from mainland China and Taiwan announced expansions in Tennessee in 2015. […]

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    Triangle Tire Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Monday, Nov 2 in Brentwood

    On Monday, November 2, Chinese company Triangle Tire will announce at a ribbon-cutting ceremony that it is establishing its North American headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee. The ceremony will include brief remarks, a ribbon cutting, and a champagne toast with hors d’oeuvres. Triangle Tire, the world’s 14th largest tire manufacturer, makes tires for passenger cars, sports […]

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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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