• TN-China Network Blog


    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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    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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    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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    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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    Upcoming Economic Development and China-Related Events

    Several events related to economic development and China are coming up in the next few weeks. See below for descriptions of the events:   Middle Tennessee   Nashville   TAC3 Monthly Meeting: The Pearls and Perils of Doing Business with China Time: Thurs, July 21, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT Location: Keller Williams Realty […]

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    EVENTS UPDATE: USDA Acting Deputy Secretary Discusses TPP in Memphis June 27, and Other Upcoming Trade/China Events

    See below for a list of trade- and China-related events taking place across Tennessee in the coming months.   West Tennessee  Memphis   White House Business Council Briefing on Trans-Pacific Partnership Time:  Monday, June 27, 2016, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. CT Location: Baker Donelson, 165 Madison Ave #2000, Memphis, TN 38103 Price: Free Organizer: Baker Donelson […]

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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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    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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