• TN-China Network Blog


    Join TNCN and Nashville IBC for Discussion on Business Implications of China’s Party Congress

               China’s 19th Party Congress: Outcomes and Implications for Business Tuesday, November 28, 2017 8:30 – 10 a.m. CT Baker Donelson 211 Commerce Street – Event Center, 1st floor, Nashville, TN 37201   The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China ended on October 25th, resulting in President Xi formally […]

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    Business People from Across Mid and East TN Attend Selling to China Seminar Oct 20

      On October 20, 2016, business people from across middle and east Tennessee traveled to Chattanooga for a Selling to China Seminar hosted by TN-China Network and the East Tennessee Export Assistance Center. The event was hosted at the Small Business Development Center and sponsored by V. Alexander, First Tennessee Bank, and Baker Donelson. This […]

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    Selling to China Seminar in Chattanooga Oct 20

        Is your company best positioned to take full advantage of Tennessee’s third largest export market? China is a strong buyer of many goods and services from the United States. In 2015, the US exported over $116 billion to China, making China the No. 3 market for US products in the world. China’s economy […]

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    AmCham China Business Climate Survey Expresses Optimism and Frustration

    The American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) released its 2016 Business Climate Survey on January 20, 2016. This annual survey is a must-read for anyone who wants to feel the pulse of American businesses in China. Below are some highlights from the survey press release linked above. Download the full survey report here […]

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    Upcoming Export/Import Trainings and China Events

    Several events related to exporting, importing, and China are coming up in the next few weeks. See below for descriptions of the events:   East Tennessee International Trade: Where Is Your Export Market? – Chattanooga, TN – September 3, 2015 Time: Thursday, September 3, 2015, 8:30am to 10:30am Location: INCubator Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee […]

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    Upcoming Export/Import Trainings and China Events

    Several events related to exporting, importing, and China are coming up in the next couple weeks. See below for descriptions of the events:   Export Boot Camp – Oak Ridge, TN – July 24, 2015 Time: Friday, July 24, 2015, 9:00am to 12:00pm Location: Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce, 1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, […]

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    Tennessee R&D and Tech Commercialization Programs Provide Opportunities for TN-China Collaboration

    As Tennessee has made progress toward developing its high-tech economy, China too is seeking to move up the economic value chain and develop its high-tech R&D capabilities. Though not yet tapped, significant potential exists for Chinese companies to collaborate with Tennessee companies and institutions on R&D and commercialization of new technology in both the US […]

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    Implications of China’s Draft Anti-Terrorism Law for Global Technology

    Scott Livingston writes about an important China policy development for technology companies to keep a close eye on. Check out his article entitled “The Implications of China’s Draft Anti-Terrorism Law for Global Technology” on the Privacy Tracker blog of the International Association of Privacy Professionals website. See below for a short excerpt: “Under the draft […]

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    US Departments of Commerce and Energy Announce Smart Cities Trade Mission to China

    From April 12 to 17, 2015, the US Department of Commerce and US Department of Energy will lead a Business Development Mission to China, focusing on industries that support Smart Cities and Smart Growth, including: Green buildings Building energy retrofitting Building management Green data centers Carbon capture utilization and storage Energy efficiency technologies Clean air […]

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    Tennessee Well Positioned to Benefit From Hospital Regulatory Changes in China

    The healthcare industry in China is booming as the population ages and the middle class continues to grow each year. With China’s ongoing economic restructuring, the regulatory landscape for foreign investment in the healthcare industry is also evolving. Most interestingly China recently announced two separate pilot programs for hospital reforms: one to allow establishment of […]

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