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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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    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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    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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    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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    TNCN Discusses Chinese Investment in East TN in Knoxville News Sentinel Sunday

    TN-China Network’s Executive Director, Elizabeth Rowland, was interviewed by the Knoxville News Sentinel on Chinese investment in East Tennessee. The article was published Sunday. Below are excerpts: In East Tennessee, The TN China Network, which promotes business connections between the state and China, lists six projects resulting from Chinese investment. …. Tennessee offers a number […]

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    New Cirrus Aircraft Customer Experience “Vision Center” to Locate in Knoxville

    On May 6th, Cirrus Aircraft announced that a new customer experience “Vision Center” would be established in Knoxville, Tennessee, creating 170 jobs with an investment of US $15 million. This Cirrus Customer Experience Center will be the central location for all Cirrus Aircraft pilot, owner, and customer activities. This will include sales, delivery, training, maintenance, […]

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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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