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International Business



As the business of economic development becomes more global with each day, Tennessee is emerging as a prime location worldwide for manufacturing facilities, data centers, research facilities and international headquarters.


TNTrade, TNECD’s export promotion initiative located within the International Division, provides support and tools for increased exports for the state’s businesses whether new to exporting or not. TNTrade diminishes the cost and uncertainty around exporting for businesses with education and services to increase their sales to foreign markets. The TNECD Global team focuses on following markets: Canada, China, European Union (based in Germany), Japan, Mexico and the United Kingdom.