Our Services

Carolina China Council is committed to assist governments, businesses, business chambers and other nonprofit organizations, K-12 schools and higher education institutions, as well as individuals in the Carolinas and China to succeed in their international and cross-cultural dealings. We enable you to achieve your goals by assisting you setting up your international initiative, finding the right opportunities and faciliating cross-cultural communications. Our custom-designed cross-cultural training programs and business opportunity exploration tours are tailored to your specific needs. Our professional team with extensive experience, in-depth knowledge, and broad connections are ready to serve you.

Government Services

We provide assistance to all levels of governments in North Carolina in their dealings with their Chinese counterparts and vice versa. Specifically, we facilitate bilateral communications, arrange government meetings, provide logistical support for inviting and hosting government delegations, assist municipal governments developing sister city relations.

Network of Connections: Our broad connections in North Carolina and China enable us to connect you with the right person in the right government agency when you need it. We have arranged dozens of North Carolina local and state government officials to meet their Chinese counterparts, and numerous Chinese delegations to meet with their counterparts in North Carolina.

Education Services

We provide assistance to K-12 schools in North Carolina and China in their effort to develop sister school programs and exchange students and teachers; and working with our partners to host summer/winter campstravel study programs and study abroad program in North Carolina and China. We manage the "Bridge Fellowship" program to support participating students and teachers.

Extensive Knowledge: Let our knowledge work for you. Our professional education and study abroad consultants have established an extensive partner network of educational institutions in China and the United States, have successfully coordinated numerous summer/winter camps and travel study programs for high-school and college students, and helped those who wish to enter college and graduate schools to file successful applications.

Business Services

As part of our economic development effort, we partner with government agencies and other economic development groups to help North Carolina companies find potential customers and business opportunities in China, and bring Chinese companies and investors to North Carolina.  Whether you have a product to export or a proposal to expand your business beyond your the borders, our experienced business development consultants can help you navigate the unfamiliar business environment and culture, reduce uncertainty, and reach your business goal. 

Extensive Experience: When it comes to business, experience counts.  Our cross-cultural experience in both China and United States can help you safely navigating through the mine field in your unfamiliar business territory to find opportunities, so you can reach your business goal sooner and at lower cost.

Cultural and Art Services

We work with our partners in China and North America to provide custom-designed cultural and arts tours in China and North America. Examples of such tours include arts exhibits, concert and other performing art tours, and short-term business exploration tours.

Featured Photos

  • Pinehurst Zhijiang Sign Agreement Mrs. Virginia Fallon, Mayor of Pinehurst, NC and Mr. Wu Biao, Mayor of Zhijiang, Hunan sign sister city agreement on June 22, 2010.
  • Governor Perdue and Secretary Crisco Meet Dr. Xie NC Governor Beverly Perdue (left) and Secretary of Commerce, Keith Crisco (center) meet Dr. Lian Xie, President of Carolina China Council at the Governor's office on August 15, 2009.
  • Dr. Xie and Senator Blake Attend Reception Dr. Lian Xie (left) and Senator Harris Blake (2nd fron left) attend a reception by Hunan Governor Zhou Qiang (3rd from left) on April 6, 2007.
  • Zhang Chunxian Visits Biltmore Winery Xinjiang Governor Zhang Chunxian visits Biltmore Winery, NC (Photo credit: Lian Xie).
  • David Wolff Signs Autographs North Carolina pianist David Wolff signs autograph for Chinese school children during his visit to Zhijiang, Hunan Province, China as part of the North Carolina delegation attending the 2010 World Peace Festival. (Photo credit: Lian Xie)

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