Nashville Business Journal, April Wortham, Reporter,Email: awortham@bizjournals.com

China's recent leapfrogging of Japan to become the world’s second-largest economy should come as a surprise to no one. The Chinese have been going gangbusters for years, even through the worldwide economic recession.

Oct. 18, 2010, Tennessee Voices

Recently, The Tennessean published an article by Professor Richard Grant about less governmental control being the key factor responsible for the booming Chinese economy today.

By: CINDY SANDERS, Nashville Medical News, Jan 2010

In the fourth quarter of 2009, 30 Tennessee executives traveled to China on a 10-day trade mission to expand cultural and economic ties with the country that boasts the largest population in the world.

In Tennessean

America is going through an economic downturn not seen since the Great Depression. Confidence in the U.S. economy, as well as the economic relationship between the U.S. and many countries in the world today, has been at a low point.

Nashville Business Journal - by Linda Bryant Nashville Business Journal

The market for private health care in China began to open up about a year ago, signaled by a loosening of governmental restrictions.

Nashville-based ophthalmologist Dr. Ming Wang -- never one to shy away from an opportunity -- jumped in quickly to take advantage of the situation.

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