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Middle Tennessee 2021 Industrial Wage & Benefit Survey
- Summary tables are now available for survey participants: Thank you to those who participated in the 2021 Middle Tennessee Industrial Wage
and Benefit Survey. The report summary tables are currently available for survey participants.
The narrative reports and occupational profiles will be available soon.
- Foreign Investment Into Tennessee 2020: Tennessee's 2020 inbound foreign investment was reduced from previous years. But
the bigger surprise is that the reduction was as limited as it was. There were 16
new investments announced for the state in 2020. The dollar value of those investments
combined was $898 million, and they added 2,894 jobs to the state economy. Both of
these figures were the lowest since 2011. Read more.
Tennessee Trade Report 4th Quarter 2020: After several very difficult quarters, 2020 ended with better news for Tennessee exporters. At $7.85 billion, fourth quarter exports were over 5 percent higher in value from a year earlier. The turnaround really began in November but accelerated rapidly in December... Read more.