TN-China Network Blog


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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Photos from TNCN Activities in Early May

On May 4, 2019, TNCN participated in the inaugural Knox Asian Festival 5K/1 Mile Race in Knoxville. And on May 10, TNCN Board Member and Editor-in-Chief of SupChina.com Jeremy Goldkorn spoke to Lipscomb University MBA Global Business students on the US-China trade situation and its impact on Middle TN. See above and below for photos!

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Join Nashville Delegation to Chengdu June 8 – 13

In February 2019, Nashville Metro Council voted unanimously and Nashville Mayor Briley signed a resolution supporting the establishment of a Sister City relationship between Nashville and Chengdu, China. A bustling area of economic development and innovation, and the gateway to central and western China, Chengdu is one of the six largest cities in China. The […]

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Learn About Foreign Trade Zones at TNCN Happy Hour in Nashville May 16

Join us for a TN-China Network Happy Hour in Nashville Thursday, May 16, 2019 5:30 – 7:30 pm CT at Smith & Lentz Brewing Company, 903 Main Street, East Nashville with a special presentation on “Maximizing Profits with Foreign Trade Zones” by Meet old friends and make new ones who have an interest in doing […]

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Q1 2019 Shows Largest Growth in New and Renewing TNCN Members and Sponsors!

Thank you to all of the new and renewing TN-China Network (TNCN) Members and Sponsors that joined TNCN in the first quarter of 2019! This was our biggest quarterly growth in new and renewing Members and Sponsors yet! We give a special thanks to those dedicated members that renewed their membership for the third year […]

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Join TNCN in the Knox Asian Festival 5K/1 Mile Race!

Join TN-China Network in support of the Knoxville Asian Festival by running with us in their 5K and 1 mile race fundraiser Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 8:00 am in Tyson Park, Knoxville! Meet other people interested in business with China, get some exercise, and support a great organization that educates folks in East Tennessee […]

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