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Brunei: Pacific-wide trade deal could bring $1B to Brunei businesses

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Brunei: Pacific-wide trade deal could bring $1B to Brunei businesses

Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), countries in the Americas are eyeing Brunei as a potential gateway for the Asian exports markets.

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Malaysia: Money Muslim market spending on pharma to hit US$132b by 2022

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia:  Money Muslim market spending on pharma to hit US$132b by 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — The global Muslim market spent US$83 billion on pharmaceuticals alone in 2016 and the sum is projected to grow by eight per cent year-on-year to hit US$132 billion by 2022, according to Thomson Reuters. (US$1 = RM3.86). Its senior research analyst (Islamic Finance), Abdulaziz Goni said innovation was occurring in […]

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Malaysia: Jakim says halal certification still in high demand

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim says halal certification still in high demand

Jakim had recognised 69 different halal certification bodies across 42 countries and applications for such certification continue to increase.

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Malaysia continues to lead Global Islamic Economy Indicator for fifth year

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia continues to lead Global Islamic Economy Indicator for fifth year

Due to a robust Islamic economic ecosystem the country enjoys a substantial lead in Islamic finance and halal food.

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Malaysia’s JAKIM launches global association to promote halal harmony

| 04/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia’s JAKIM launches global association to promote halal harmony

As well as working towards harmonisation, the association will promote halal certification between members under mutual recognition arrangements.

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Indonesia: Here is Superiority of Safi, New Halal Beauty Products in Indonesia

| 31/03/2018 | Reply
Indonesia: Here is Superiority of Safi, New Halal Beauty Products in Indonesia

There are at least three beauty product ranges from Safi which penetrated Indonesia. They are ranges of anti aging, advanced whitening, and natural whitening.

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Opinion: Assuring Tayyib from a food safety perspective in Halal food sector

| 30/03/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Assuring Tayyib from a food safety perspective in Halal food sector

Tayyib is the key concept of Islamic Jurisprudence that offers and ensures healthy and safe foods to the consumers. A comprehensive article on Tayyib from a food safety perspective in Halal Food sector.

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USA: Florida woman designs Muslim clothing line for Macy’s

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
USA: Florida woman designs Muslim clothing line for Macy’s

Vogl’s venture with Macy’s began after she attended a women- and minority-focused business-development workshop the company held in New York in 2017.

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Dubai: World Takaful Conference – ‘Differentiation, Innovation & Profitable Growth’

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
Dubai: World Takaful Conference – ‘Differentiation, Innovation & Profitable Growth’

Developing Sustainable Competitive Strategy paramount to long-term growth for Takaful operators.

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Russia: The International forum ‘Halal and eco-food market’ takes place in Moscow on April 25-26

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
Russia: The International forum ‘Halal and eco-food market’ takes place in Moscow on April 25-26

The agenda includes certification issues, export to Emirates and Gulf countries, sales in retail and HoReCa. It also involves Islamic finance and investments issues.

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USA: I Heart Halal™ announces first-ever Halal Lifestyle Festival in America

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
USA: I Heart Halal™ announces first-ever Halal Lifestyle Festival in America

I Heart Halal will feature three full days of sights, sounds and events appealing to people who want to experience the Halal lifestyle, at Navy Pier, Chicago.

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Brazil is working hard to keep access to meat products on Saudi Arabia’s market

| 28/03/2018 | Reply
Brazil is working hard to keep access to meat products on Saudi Arabia’s market

One of the issues addressed at the meeting was the Halal slaughter in Brazil.

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Philippines: New Halal standard to be launched in May

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Philippines: New Halal standard to be launched in May

NEW halal standard drafted by the Department of Trade and Industry is set to be launched in Davao City this coming May 1 to 6 in time for the Philippine Halal Trade Week.

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Retaj Hotels and Hospitality group expands to Asia

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Retaj Hotels and Hospitality group expands to Asia

Taj Hana and Retaj Group’s unique Halal tourism offering will make a “significant difference in the hospitality style of East Asia”.

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Opinion: Europe’s top ports snub Halal business citing weak demand

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Europe’s top ports snub Halal business citing weak demand

Port of Antwerp, Port of Hamburg, Port of Rotterdam, Bremen and Bremerhaven ports and Port of Zeebruggee were are in agreement with this decision.

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Malaysia: Foreigners at MIHAS 2018 open up opportunities for locals

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Foreigners at MIHAS 2018 open up opportunities for locals

MIHAS 2018, scheduled to be held on April 4-7, 2018 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre, is a component of World Halal Week 2018.

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Philippines: DTI identifies 3 trending global consumer products for 2018

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Philippines: DTI identifies 3 trending global consumer products for 2018

Organic, halal and kosher products are the trio of consumer goods opening up new opportunities for exporters whose goods have been certified by recognized certifying bodies.

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Malaysia: Zahid backs HDC slaughterhouse plan in Bagan Datuk

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Zahid backs HDC slaughterhouse plan in Bagan Datuk

Bagan Datuk area has the potential for a slaughterhouse and feedlot site because it is easily accessible, as well as near Port Klang allowing for the import of cows from Darwin, Australia.

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Dubai International Financial Centre joins 13th World Takaful Conference

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Dubai International Financial Centre joins 13th World Takaful Conference

Leading technology Gurus will converge to analyze and discuss the issues at hand whilst offering valuable insights for the smooth adoption of digitized processes.

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Taiwan promotes Halal Industries to attract Indonesian Muslim Consumers

| 23/03/2018 | Reply
Taiwan promotes Halal Industries to attract Indonesian Muslim Consumers

In a bid to promote Taiwan’s halal industries, TAITRA will organize the “Taiwan Expo 2018” to exhibit more than 4.5 thousand products from 230 vendors at the Jakarta Convention Center.

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