• TN-China Network Blog


    Confucius Institute Hosting Innovation and Entrepreneurship Study Program in China

    If you are under 35 and a non-Chinese resident in the U.S. who has a start-up business or a mature business plan, you are invited to apply for one of 40 positions to the first-ever “China Study Tour for Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship”, organized by the Confucius Institute Headquarters. Through this unique opportunity you will have […]

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    Upcoming Non-Credit Chinese Class Offerings Across Tennessee

    The Chattanooga Chinese School at Chattanooga State Community College, the Confucius Institute at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee Foreign Language Institute in Nashville, and the Confucius Institute at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro have opened registration for several non-credit Chinese language and culture courses for the fall of 2016. The classes offered are listed […]

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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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    MTSU BERC Publishes 2015 Foreign Investment and International Trade Reports for TN

    The Business & Economic Research Center (BERC) at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) has published in its quarterly journal a report on 2015 Foreign Investment in Tennessee as well as an International Trade Report on Tennessee. The good news is that “[b]y just about any measure, foreign direct investment into the state exceeded even the […]

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    2016 Chinese New Year Celebrations Across Tennessee

    Chinese New Year, the most important Chinese holiday, this year falls on February 8. Throughout the month of February, Chinese-American communities across Tennessee will be celebrating the Year of the Monkey. Read below to find a celebration in your community. West Tennessee   Memphis   Host: University of Memphis Confucius Institute and the Greater United Memphis […]

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    Upcoming Chinese Class Offerings Across Tennessee

    Chattanooga State Community College, the Confucius Institute at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, and the Confucius Institute at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville have opened registration for several non-credit Chinese language and culture courses for the spring of 2016. The classes offered are listed below:   Middle Tennessee   Murfreesboro   2016 Spring […]

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    Registration Open for Chinese Language and Culture Courses at Tennessee Confucius Institutes

    The Confucius Institutes at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro have opened registration for several non-credit Chinese language and culture courses for the fall of 2015. The classes offered are listed below:   The University of Tennessee – Knoxville (UT Knoxville) Basic Chinese 1 (starting August 25th) Basic […]

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    Tennessee ranked 15th in the number of export-related jobs in 2014

    On Tuesday the Chattanooga Times Free Press published an article on Tennessee exports and the resulting jobs created. Below are some key highlights from the article. For the full article, click here: “The U.S. Department of Commerce estimates in 2014 that 209,071 jobs in Georgia and 158,913 jobs in Tennessee were driven by exports. Among […]

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