Supply Chain Quality Control – Industry News

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QIMA Q2 2020 Barometer: COVID-19 Impact: After a Brief Post-Lockdown Rebound, Sourcing from China Plummets 19% in Late March

Q1 2020 has been by far the most turbulent quarter since QIMA started analyzing trends in global sourcing, quality and compliance in 2012.

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April 07, 2020

Q1 2020 Barometer: 2019 in Review – China Sourcing Volumes Drop for First Time Ever, While Quality and Sourcing Ethics Suffer in Emerging Regions

While the promise of a US-China trade deal may have brought some welcome optimism to the holiday season, the changes wrought on global trade by the trade wars of 2019 will linger.

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January 09, 2020

QIMA Has Acquired World Quality Services (WQS), the Leading Food Certification and Audit Provider

The acquisition expands QIMA's food safety solutions capabilities and American footprint.

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September 18, 2019

QIMA Q4 Barometer: Quality and Sourcing Ethics Take a Hit as US Businesses Accelerate their Retreat from China

Last quarter, in a QIMA survey of 150+ global businesses in all major consumer segments...

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October 10, 2019

QIMA Q3 2019 Barometer: Trade War: US Demand for China-based Inspections Drops by -13% as Other Regions Reap Benefits

Despite new US-China tariff hikes being on hold, the continuing shifting of US sourcing away from China underscores the lingering uncertainty faced by American businesses. European buyers, while less affected by the trade war, have their own reasons to decrease their reliance on...

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July 8, 2019

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New York Times

A look at how the Coronavirus is fueling a backlash to globalization

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Washington Post

Discussing how the Coronavirus is having the effect of reducing U.S company’s reliance on China, featuring QIMA barometer data

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CNBC

The reaction of global supply chains to the Coronavirus outbreak in China, featuring QIMA barometer data

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