Post Tagged with: "trade"

New Strategy to Lure International Business, Help Tennessee Companies Export

February 11, 2013 at 2:24 pm

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.

Pilot, Flying J Complete Merger, With FTC Conditions

July 1, 2010 at 12:42 pm

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.

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

November 13, 2009 at 5:16 pm

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