Supply Chain Quality Control – Industry News

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QIMA Q4 2020 Barometer: Global Trade Sees Asia's Manufacturing Powerhouses Begin to Rally Following Rebounding Demand in the West

Despite the fairly apocalyptic outlook that prevailed earlier in the year, sourcing insights for Q3 suggest that the crash of global trade in 2020 may ultimately be less dramatic than predicted.

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Oct 08, 2020

COVID-19 Impact: China Sourcing Suggests W-Shaped Recovery While Manufacturing Struggles in Rest of Asia

Throughout Q2 2020, global supply chains have remained in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lockdowns are triggering dramatic yet erratic drops in demand and supply.

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July 08, 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 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

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

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China’s imports post biggest surge since before coronavirus pandemic, as trade recovery gathers steam

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Financial Express

Bangladeshi garments see demand revival, though BGMEA not convinced

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