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2021

Washington Post

Sebastien Breteau, QIMA founder and CEO, shares views on current supply chain disruptions.
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La Tribune

Sebastien Breteau, QIMA founder and CEO, shares his views on recent supply chain disruptions affecting Vietnam.
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Apparel Resources

“India among high-priority sourcing partners” – QIMA report
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Women's Wear Daily

How digitalization can mitigate quality issues up the supply chain
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Sourcing Journal

QIMA Invests in Kavida.ai
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Fibre 2 Fashion

UK-based supply chain startup Kavida.ai secures 300k pound pre-seed capital
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Dhaka Tribune

Bangladesh is a front-runner in ethical manufacturing
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Yahoo Finance

QIMA acquires stake in London-based supply chain resiliency startup Kavida.ai
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Textile Today

Improving Bangladesh’s image will be key for achieving better bargain in RMG
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Vietnam Investment Review

More Vietnamese goods sourced by US groups
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Vietnam Times

US businesses keen to ramp up imports from Vietnam
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Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chains turn to Vietnam, India and Turkey for more diverse sourcing
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IntellAsia

Vietnam emerges as top alternative for global supply chain shift
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Just Style

Vietnam and India pulling buyers away from China
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Vietnam Investment Review

Vietnam emerges as top alternative for global supply chain shift
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The Daily Star

Bangladesh apparel industry: It’s time to shift perceptions
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Textile Today

BGMEA’s response to a report published by the Guardian
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Supply Chain Dive

Supply chains turn to Vietnam, India to diversify sourcing
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South China Morning Post

Global supply chain continues to shift away from China, but it remains the top sourcing location.
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Ecotextile

'Alarming spike' in ethical risks in factories
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Supply & Demand Chain Executive

COVID-19, one year later: Key takeaways on the pandemic’s effect on supply and demand
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The Daily Star

Bangladesh second in ethical auditing practices in supply chain
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Décision Achats

QIMA CEO Sébastien Breteau provides a spotlight on supply chain due diligence requirements for European companies after the recent law adoption by parliament (article in French).
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Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Back to Basics: Fundamentals for Supply Chain Digitization
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Supply Chain Brain

China’s Comeback and Nomadic Sourcing: The Pandemic Trends That Will Stay
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Quality Digest

Long-Lasting Impact of Pandemic on Supply Chain Quality
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Challenges

La Chine déploie son propre modèle de mondialisation
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BFM Business

Mathieu Labasse, QIMA France Director, discusses the impact of the global pandemic on quality control in 2020 (interview in French).
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Industry Today

Pros and cons of pandemic-provoked supply chain trends
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Daily Sabah

Card purchases in Turkey surpass TL1 trillion for 1st time in 2020
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2020

Financial Express

Bangladeshi garments see demand revival, though BGMEA not convinced
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South China Morning Post

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

China Textile and Apparel Sourcing Down But Not Out
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Sourcing Journal

How Can Fashion Revolutionize for Socially Responsible Sourcing?
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McKinsey & Company

Reimagining emerging ASEAN in the wake of COVID-19
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Supply Chain Brain

How COVID-19 Is Accelerating Pre-Existing Trends in Supply Chains
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BBC News

China and Trade: Breaking Up is Hard to Do
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Quality Digest

How Metrology Bolsters 21st-Century Manufacturing
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Forbes

QIMA Barometer: Post-Pandemic, American Businesses Want To Leave China; Europeans Don’t
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Just-style

Adapting to the new normal in factory auditing, with QIMA's COO Herve Ostrowski
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Just-style

QIMA Barometer: Covid-19 accelerates existing sourcing trends
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South China Morning Post

Coronavirus, trade war and the US-China rivalry are souring business ties, but firms have been warned that shifting suppliers is easier said than done
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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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New York Times

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

A look at how quality control firms are focusing on flexibility to counter Coronavirus disruption, featuring comments from QIMA CEO Sébastien Breteau
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Washington Post

A look at how the novel coronavirus is threatening U.S. companies’ supply of Chinese-made parts and materials
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Forbes

As the coronavirus impacts China’s economy, this article looks at why phase one trade deal purchases are now at risk
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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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Sourcing Journal

A discussion of QIMA data showing that as trade wars shift sourcing, sustainability improvements in global supply chains stagnate
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Industry Today

QIMA CEO Sébastien Breteau discusses the key trends shaping global supply chains
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The ASEAN Post

A look at rising labor rights violations in ASEAN, featuring QIMA survey results
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Marketplace

Answering key questions relating to the U.S.-China trade war, featuring QIMA's Q1 2020 Barometer Report
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Forbes

QIMA's Q1 2020 Barometer Report is featured in this trade war update which examines how many U.S. companies are moving manufacturing out of China and into parts of Southeast Asia
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2019

The Diplomat

A look at whether China is scrambling to stem a manufacturing exodus as the trade war continues, featuring QIMA survey data
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Wall Street Journal

Discusses how Amazon's heavy recruitment of Chinese sellers puts consumers at risk, with comments from QIMA
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French Chamber of Commerce

QIMA acquires leading food certification and audit provider, WQS
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Wall Street Journal

A look at how the U.S.-China trade war is puhing garment companies back to Bangladesh
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Sourcing Journal

QIMA CEO Sébastien Breteau discusses what Millennials and Gen Z think of your brand's CSR efforts
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South China Morning Post

Discusses how Trump's trade war tariffs on China are failing to bring jobs and manufacturing back to the U.S.
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Politico

A look at the trade war's impact on the manufacturing industry, with QIMA data suggesting that neither the US or China are winning
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New York Times

Discussing the ongoing impact tariff discussions are having on the toy industry, featuring comments from QIMA CEO Sébastien Breteau
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Just Style

Looking at the rise of US imports from Bangladesh and Cambodia in May 2019
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Industry Today

QIMA CEO Sébastien Breteau discusses modern slavery in global supply chains
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Industry Today

QIMA CEO Sébastien Breteau shares the outlook for global sourcing in 2019
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Washington Post

QIMA featured in article on the fear that Trump's China tariffs may never end and how companies are taking action
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Charles Stanley

Where the US-China trade talks are heading, and why it may be too soon to tell (ft. QIMA survey data)
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BBC

QIMA's take on why Chinese is under pressure to make a new deal
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eFree News

What’s next for major consumer goods players that are leaving China (with QIMA survey data inside)
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The Washington Post

A round-up of US companies pulling out of China, referencing QIMA survey data
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The Telegraph

Expectations and indicators of a possible tariff truce between US and China
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NASDAQ

The move out of China: causes and consequences for ETFs (ft. QIMA survey data)
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Yahoo Finance

QIMA global survey data featured in an analysis of the impact on the US-China trade on ETFs
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The Epoch Times

Which international companies are leaving China, and where they are going (featuring the QIMA sourcing survey)
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Laufer Group International

Trade war, reshoring, and the global container shipping industry
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South China Morning Post

How the US-China trade war drives regionalization of supply chains, with the QIMA barometer inside
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Press From

The impact of the trade war on US businesses (with QIMA data inside)
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The Seattle Times

QIMA survey featured in analysis of US businesses’ exodus from China
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Forbes

A look into how the trade war is remapping global supply chains, featuring QIMA barometer data
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Just Style

Discussing how the U.S.-China trade war is shifting sourcing to riskier markets, according to QIMA analysis
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2018

Just Style

Announcing our rebrand from AsiaInspection to QIMA
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Apparel Resources

Looks at how the U.S.-China trade war is helping Bangladesh become a more popular apparel sourcing destination for western retailers, featuring QIMA survey findings
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Supply Chain Dive

Shares QIMA findings into the stagnation of ethical progress in factories
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Daily Star

Discusses QIMA data that suggests geographical diversification of sourcing is underway, driven by the need for cost optimisation
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Just Style

Featuring QIMA survey data, this article looks at whether supply chain ethics are becoming a casualty of the trade war
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Supply Demand Chain Executive

Shares results from a QIMA survey of global brands which indicates ethics, sustainability and quality are increasingly at risk
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Financial Times

A discussion of how painful tariffs point to a long-term test for China
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Supply Chain Brain

On this podcast, QIMA Senior Sales Director Michael Bland discusses the progress that has been made toward convincing companies to operate ethical supply chains
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IndustryWeek

QIMA CEO Sébastien Breteau writes that as trade wars heat up, supply chain ethics and sustainability take a hit
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Just Style

Discussing QIMA findings that Chinese factories lag behind on environmental compliance
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Industry Today

QIMA CEO Sébastien Breteau discusses how to deal with unauthorized subcontracting
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Daily Star

A look at how Bangladesh overtook China and India in ethical compliance in the apparel segment, featuring QIMA barometer data
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2017

Sourcing Journal

Factory Output, Product Compliance Issues Up During Q3
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JOC.com

Quality Control Specialist Highlights Speed-to-Market Dangers
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Washington Post

The dark side of Trump’s much-hyped China trade deal
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Just-style

Are Supply Chains Ready To Go "Beyond" Audits?
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AJOT

QIMAs adds GOAL under its belt, the Mexican leader in Pre-Customs Clearance Inspections
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Supply Chain Dive

Critical violations on compliance remain extremely difficult to enforce on suppliers.
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Food Quality News

QIMA expands Latin American Presence
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Triple Pundit

Third Party Inspection Firms make decision-making easier for Conscious Consumers.
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2015

The Daily Star

Q4 barometer findings help shine light on ethical compliance issues in Bangladesh.
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Apparel Magazine

A 48% failure rate in Q3 shines compliance spotlight on Bangladesh, India, China and Southeast Asia.
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Bloomberg

QIMA's CEO Sebastien Breteau discusses food safety issues in China with Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat.
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South China Morning Post

The SCMP interviews QIMA about our latest findings on Chinese food safety.
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CNN

QIMA speaks to CNN regarding food production standards and safety in China.
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2014

South China Morning Post

QIMA discussed with the SCMP the ongoing manufacturing shift in China and Southeast Asia.
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New York Times

QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau discusses recent food safety scandals with the New York Times.
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Food Processing

The China meat scandal underscores the need for a one-two punch of inspections and audits
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Bloomberg

Bloomberg discusses the latest Chinese food scandal with QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau.
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Associated Press

In an interview with the AP, QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau discusses the failure of western food chains to maintain quality standards in China.
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Financial Times

Quality at western food chains in China has suffered due to rapid expansion says the Financial Times, quoting QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau on the attitude of 'not seen, not caught' in the food industry.
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Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal discusses changing manufacturing audit (MA) trends in China, citing QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau.
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Industry Watch

Industry Watch discusses the challenges of auditing with QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau.
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Wall Street Journal

A Wall Street Journal study using QIMA data shows that factories in Bangladesh remain a dangerous place to work.
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The Economist

QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau has been vocal on the state of factory conditions in Bangladesh. The Economist writes about the need for ongoing inspections in Bangladesh citing the latest data from AI.
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New York Times

The New York Times discusses China Export Numbers with QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau.
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Forbes

Forbes discusses social accountability with QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau.
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Industry Today

Supply Chain Social Accountability On the Rise.
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Supply Chain Management Review

Supply Chain Management discusses humanitarian sourcing strategies with QIMA.
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Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal discusses deadly factory tragedies in Asia with QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau.
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2013

Industry Watch

Sebastien Breteau, Founder, QIMA, speaks to Trade and Export Middle East about the importance of quality control.
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The Link

QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau discusses international concern and evolving regulations following the Dhaka factory collapse.
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Just-style

Just-style discusses social compliance in China citing QIMA.
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Bloomberg

Bloomberg discusses concerns over the growing Chinese food export market with QIMA.
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AAFA Webinar: Managing Global Risks Within Your Supply Chain

Watch the QIMA and AAFA webinar for an in-depth look at the major risks currently affecting the Asian supply chain for the apparel and footwear industry.
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Exane

Investment analyst Laurent Brunelle discusses trends in the consumer products and food export business in Asia citing QIMA.
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Shanghai Business Review

SBR discusses the safety of Chinese food exports with QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau
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Forbes

Just How Big Is China? Forbes discusses the numbers citing QIMA.
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2012

Financial Times

The Financial Times cites QIMA to back its story about unexpected Chinese exports.
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Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal interviews QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau on overblown fears China’s economy is slowing down.
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2011

Shanghai Business Review

Sebastien Breteau gives his insight on the latest trends in China's manufacturing sector.
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Food Production Daily

QIMA comments on food safety budget boost needed in China.
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LesEchos

Sebastien Breteau, CEO of AI, talks about industrial risk in China and the local economic environment which, despite recent stock market turmoil, still shows high potential.
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Reuters

QIMA CEO Sebastien Breteau discusses with Reuters the growing African economy and upward trend in Sino-Africa trade in lieu of a declining European market.
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TimeOut Beijing

A complete overview of Food Safety in China, with insights from QIMA.
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Wall Street Journal (2007)

Site Linking Global Buyers, China Factories, Plans IPO.
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Wall Street Journal (2008)

China Bolsters Dairy-Supply Oversight In Effort to Rebound From Scandal.
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Reuters

QIMA Q3 2009 Barometer: Chinese Exports Back in Fashion.
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iStockAnalyst

QIMA Q4 2009 Barometer: As Economy Improves, Social Conscience Returns.
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Shanghai Business Review

QIMA's CEO answers questions with the SBR.
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Hong Kong Echo

Are government regulations new trade barriers for "Made In China" goods? Get answers from Sebastien Breteau, CEO of QIMA, in Hong Kong Echo.
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China Daily

QIMA comments on recent growth in Africa's manufacturing sector with the China Daily.
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