The State of Tennessee opened a development center in Beijing, China in an effort to build relationships with the Chinese people in the area of business, culture, government and education.
January 1, 1990
In the 1990s, the main focus of the Center’s work was the Yunnan Nationalities Cultures Project. The project was designed to assist the cultural leaders of Yunnan Province in creating a comprehensive strategy for the continuation and further development of the traditional arts of Yunnan’s 25 minority nationalities.
June 1, 2002
Although designated a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in October 2000, and a National Nature Reserve by the State Council of China, the spectacular environment of the Gaoligong range continues to suffer intense pressure. In June and July, 2002 a team led by the Field Museum in Chicago conducted a Rapid Biological Inventory and social asset mapping of three regions and eight hamlets around the perimeter of the Gaoligongshan National Nature Reserve. This was a Yunnan Initiative Demonstration Project of the Center for United States-China Arts Exchange.
March 1, 2004
Governor Jim Doyle headed a Wisconsin trade delegation, with together with University of Wisconsin -Madison representatives , completed a successul trip in China that discussed furthering business opportunities between the two nations. Concerned industries include medical technology, dairy genetics, agricultural products and construction and transportation equipment.
November 20, 2004
A delegation from the People's Republic of China arrived in Wilmington to learn about Delaware's corporate law and securities law as China tries to have a draft of its revised business law by the end of year
February 1, 2005
Governor Tim Pawlenty from Minnesota annouced a package of ecnomic initiatives that serves to consolideate economic cooperation with China.
April 7, 2006
Chinese Vice Premier Wu Yi visited Memphis, Tennessee where she met with governor Phil Bredesen. Wu also visited the headquarters of the US FedEx Corporation in Memphis.
May 1, 2006
The agreement Governor Corzine signed with Xi Jinping, Secretary of the Communist Party of the Zhejiang Provincial Committee, reaffirmed the agreement Gov. Brendan Byrne signed with the province in May 1981.
July 6, 2006
A new Kentucky China Trade Center opened its doors in Beijing to assist businesses in the marketing of Kentucky products and services in the growing China marketplace.
August 1, 2006
A joint trade delegation between Wisconsin and Minnesota would together take part in the China Medical Equipment Fair in Zhengdou, a prominent medical exhibition in Asia, as well as attend a meeting in Shanghai on business matchmaking strategies.