Post Tagged with: "trade"

New Strategy to Lure International Business, Help Tennessee Companies Export

by / on February 11, 2013

In the past, state officials have made trips overseas to convince international companies that Tennessee is a good place to do business. Governor Bill Haslam says the state will now have a year-round presence throughout the world by opening trade offices in Mexico, the UK, Germany and China.

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Pilot, Flying J Complete Merger, With FTC Conditions

by / on July 1, 2010

Thursday, Knoxville-based Pilot Travel Centers finished a deal to buy the Flying J truck-stop chain for some $1.8 billion. But to close the deal, the Federal Trade Commission made Pilot sell off 26 stores, saying otherwise the lack of competition could have driven up diesel prices.

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Building Business Relationships in China Takes Face-to-Face Contact

by / on November 13, 2009

China is Tennessee’s third-largest trading partner, and state officials hope to strengthen that economic bond even further.

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