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China Business Experts Roundtable: Status of US-China Trade and Investment
October 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
With trade between Tennessee and China hitting $26.2 billion in 2017 and cumulative Chinese investment into Tennessee reaching $621 million in Q2 2018, Tennessee businesses are integrated with China’s economy now more than ever. As the US and China navigate evolving bilateral relations, Tennessee companies likewise must navigate the changing trade and investment environment.
At this Roundtable, China trade and investment experts from East and Middle Tennessee will be on hand to answer your China business questions and share their expertise in a moderated Q&A environment. This event will be interactive and targeted toward addressing the audience’s needs, so come with questions!
Who Should Attend: Any staff involved in importing, exporting, international finance, shipping and documentation, management, and/or economic development
- Lesley Couch, Principal, Indigo Trade Solutions
- Dr. H. M. Hashemian, President, Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation(AMS)
- Robert Leach, Director, Knoxville–US Export Assistance Center, US Department of Commerce
- Dr. John Lin, Vice President, Innovate Group
- Rick Walker, Vice President, V. Alexander
Special Guest Remarks: Dr. Gretchen Neisler, Vice Provost for International Affairs, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Date & Location: Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 8:00 – 10:00 am ET
(Registration at 8:00 am; program at 8:15 am; networking reception at 9:30 am)
Knoxville Chamber of Commerce, 17 Market Square, #201, Knoxville, TN 37902
Cost: $25 – Chamber/TNCN Members; $35 – Non-Members (includes continental breakfast)