TN-China Network Blog


Register for Chattanooga China Business Experts Roundtable on Navigating US-China Trade

          Please join TN-China Network (TNCN), Chattanooga Area Chamber International Business Council (IBC), and the Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association (CRMA) for a   China Business Experts Roundtable: Navigating US-China Trade   Friday, September 27, 2019 8:00 am – 10:00 am ET   EPB, 10 West M.L. King Blvd, 7th Floor Auditorium […]

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China- and Trade-Related Job Openings in Tennessee

Please see below for a list of job openings at Chinese-owned/invested companies in Tennessee and at US trade-related companies in Tennessee. The jobs are organized by region of the state (East, Middle, West) and then further subdivided by city (in alphabetical order within the region). East Tennessee Chattanooga Sharp Electronics Corporation Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC) […]

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Tennessee Manufacturers Association (TMA) 2019 Statewide Tour

Modern manufacturing is facing a number of key challenges: a shortage in skilled labor, quickly advancing technologies, and global competition. The 2019 State of Manufacturing Tour is for, and about, Tennessee’s manufacturing workers. TMA will provide updates on the successes and challenges that are facing manufacturers today, including more information on industry 4.0 and Advanced […]

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Hear the Latest Update from China! – TNCN Networking Dinner in Memphis Aug 1

TN-China Network just took a trip to China with Sister Cities of Nashville in June (blog post readout coming soon). Find out the latest updates on what we learned in China at a TNCN Networking Dinner in Memphis August 1. At the dinner, Memphis-based Michael Drury, Chief Economist of McVean Trading, and Knoxville-based TNCN Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland will present […]

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TNCN Seeking Volunteers for Knox Asian Festival August 25

Join TN-China Network at our networking booth at the Knox Asian Festival Sunday, August 25, 11 am to 8 pm ET in the World’s Fair Park in Knoxville. Come hang out with us, network, and meet other companies and individuals that do business with China! We will have lemonade available, while supplies last. You can also support TN-China Network […]

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Nashville Luncheon with Minister Xu Xueyuan of the Chinese Embassy Aug 5

Join event organizers Nashville Chamber International Business Council and Baker Donelson and supporting organizations TN-China Network and TN World Affairs Council for an update on U.S. – China relations from Minister Xu Xueyuan of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to the United States. Minister Xu Xueyuan is a career diplomat with the Chinese […]

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TN-China News Highlights from TNCN Social Media

To get faster news updates, follow TNCN on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.   China’s New Foreign Investment Law and Forced Technology Transfer: Same As it Ever Was China Law Blog, March 21 2019 – “Under U.S. pressure, China recently adopted a new Foreign Investment Law 中华人民共和国外商投资法 (“FIL”) that had been under discussion for several years. […]

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MTSU Report: Tennessee Exports Fell Over 5% in Q4 2018

Earlier this spring, Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Business & Economic Research Center released a report on Tennessee’s trade performance in the fourth quarter of 2018. According to the report, “[t]he value of state exports fell by over five percent during the fourth quarter, making it one of the worst quarters in recent memory. Tennessee […]

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Photos from TNCN Knoxville Members-Only Happy Hour

TN-China Network (TNCN) members participated in a TNCN Members-Only Happy Hour event in downtown Knoxville Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at Clancy’s on Gay Street. Members enjoyed good company and refreshments as they discussed topics ranging from global trade to motorcycles and golf. The group had so much fun that the happy hour led to dinner […]

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Photos from TNCN Happy Hour with Indigo Trade Solutions

Nearly 20 people from across the Nashville area and as far as Memphis attended TN-China Network’s happy hour in Nashville Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Smith & Lentz Brewing Company. The attendees heard a special presentation on maximizing profits with foreign trade zones by event sponsor Indigo Trade Solutions. See below to view photos from […]

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