• TN-China Network Blog


    China Business Experts Share Insights in Chattanooga on Navigating US-China Trade

    Chattanooga Roundtable Panel

    The TN-China Network (TNCN), Chattanooga Area Chamber International Business Council (IBC), and the Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association (CRMA) teamed up on September 27 to host a dynamic and informative discussion on how to navigate the changing US-China trade environment. A mixed-sector panel of experts with experience on both sides of the Pacific provided timely insight […]

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    “Great Networking Opportunity & Informative Discussions” at Inaugural TNCN Annual Meeting

    On March 28, 2019, nearly 80 people joined TN-China Network (TNCN) in Nashville for our inaugural annual meeting Commemorating 40 Years of US-China Relations. The lively and interactive event began with an update from TNCN Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland on the progress TNCN has made since our founding in 2014. In 2018 alone, over 530 […]

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    Manufacturing Day: Inspiring the Next Generation of Skilled Workers

    Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) offers students, educators, businesspeople, media, and professionals of all types an inside look into modern manufacturing. With an aim to support manufacturers, improve the public perception of manufacturing, and inspire the next generation of skilled workers, MFG Day draws attention to the social and economic significance of manufacturing all over the […]

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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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    Innovate Manufacturing Receives $20,000 Manufacturing Skills Grant

      On October 21, 2016, Innovate Manufacturing in Knoxville announced that they have been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Development Corporation of Knox County to ease the financial burden of relocating engineers and technicians from China to train Innovate’s Knoxville team. The announcement was made at Innovate’s one-year anniversary open house (photo above). According […]

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    DunAn Seeks Temporary Translator/Interpreter in Memphis

    DunAn Precision Manufacturing Inc. in Memphis, Tennessee, is seeking a temporary Mandarin-English translator/interpreter that can be available to work 8 to 9 hours a day, Monday through Friday. The position needs to be filled immediately and would last through October 15, 2016.  The translator/interpreter would be responsible for translating/interpreting between China vendors and American staff. […]

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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 […]

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    AmCham China Releases 2016 White Paper

    On April 15, 2016, the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) released its most important annual policy document, the American Business in China White Paper. Written by Chamber members, this 18th edition of the White Paper analyzes and provides policy recommendations related to China’s business environment, focusing on 20 industries, 13 cross-sector issues, and […]

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    Innovate Manufacturing Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony – Knoxville, Fri Oct 16

    Knoxville’s newest Chinese-invested company, Innovate Manufacturing Inc., is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new facility on Friday, October 16. Innovate Manufacturing is a Chinese-owned plastic injection molding manufacturer that established its US headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee, this year. In August, the company announced a US $4.7 million investment for facility renovation and equipment purchases, […]

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