Category: Trade Events

Viet Nam: Confab promotes Mideast trade

| 08/12/2011 | Reply
Viet Nam: Confab promotes Mideast trade

Exports were likely to reach approximately $2.4 billion by the end of the year, up 69 per cent year-on-year. Despite these encouraging results, Viet Nam was still faced with several barriers in fostering trade relations with the Middle East, such as cumbersome administrative procedures, political instability and insufficient market information, Hoøa said. They were also urged to win Halal certification, necessary if the firms wanted to effectively access the market.

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Malaysia: Muslim PR Practitioners Should Correct Misconception Of Islam

| 07/12/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: Muslim PR Practitioners Should Correct Misconception Of Islam

The first global congress for Muslim PR practitioners was jointly held by the International Islamic University Malaysia and Tehran-based Kargozar PR Institute. The conference focused on presentations, dialogues and panel discussions, comprising of more than 200 delegates from Malaysia and neighbouring countries.

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Malaysia: Matrade’s 2012 Work Programme To Meet Government Initiatives

| 07/12/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: Matrade’s 2012 Work Programme To Meet Government Initiatives

A key component of the 2012 Work Programme will be the execution and delivery of more than 120 trade promotion activities that involves participation in international trade fairs, Specialised Marketing Missions (SMM), promotion booths, In-coming Buying Missions (IBM), joint promotion activities and the organising of three exhibitions.

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‘Philippines products need more exposure in Kuwaiti market’

| 27/11/2011 | Reply
‘Philippines products need more exposure in Kuwaiti market’

The Philippines needs more exposure to a ‘highly competitive Kuwaiti market,’ said Dr Hani M Al-Mazeedi, Associate Research Scientist at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR).

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Opinion: Islam-centric branding and marketing essential for global businesses

| 18/11/2011 | Reply
Opinion: Islam-centric branding and marketing essential for global businesses

Businesses are failing to make the most of one of the world’s fastest-growing markets, according to an international expert in Islamic marketing, Jon Wilson from the University of Greenwich. Islam-centric branding and marketing are essential for global companies, he argues, pointing out that Muslims make up a quarter of the world’s consumers.

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Halal Products Exhibited in Kazakhstan

| 24/10/2011 | 1 Reply
Halal Products Exhibited in Kazakhstan

The 2nd edition of Kazakhstan International Halal Expo 2011 and KazFood 2011 was held by the Expo Damu Company and the Association of Halal Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Astana.

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Pakistan: Multilateral Investment and Trade Conference 2011 & Expo

| 23/10/2011 | Reply
Pakistan: Multilateral Investment and Trade Conference 2011 & Expo

Halal raw materials for export were one of the topics focused on at the event. KCCI President Mian Abrar Ahmad highlighted the potential for Halal Foods during a meeting with foreign delegations .

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Pakistan: Energy, security challenges not insurmountable: UK Diplomat

| 23/10/2011 | Reply
Pakistan: Energy, security challenges not insurmountable: UK Diplomat

The British Deputy High Commissioner in Pakistan, spoke at a reception for a UK trade delegation visiting the 6th Expo Pakistan 2011.
UK-Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Syed Qamar Raza also said huge potential existed for increasing bilateral trade as there was immense demand of quality halal food products in the UK which Pakistan could export.

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Malaysia: Compete On Price And Quality, Malaysian Halal Firms Urged

| 12/10/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: Compete On Price And Quality, Malaysian Halal Firms Urged

Halal Development Corporation chief executive officer Datuk Seri Jamil Bidin said the companies should equip themselves with enough knowledge on price, branding and quality competitiveness at the HalFest 2011 launch today.

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Malaysia: Halfest 2011 Eyes 50,000 Visitors, RM28 Mln Sales

| 12/10/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: Halfest 2011 Eyes 50,000 Visitors, RM28 Mln Sales

Halfest chief executive officer Mohd Shukri Abdullah said that while MIHAS has expanded and focuses on companies that are capable of exporting their products, Halfest is a new platform for companies that have yet to come up with exportable products.

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UAE Eyes on Lucrative Chinese Market amid Euro Debt Crisis

| 08/10/2011 | Reply
UAE Eyes on Lucrative Chinese Market amid Euro Debt Crisis

The large population of China and other Eastern countries as well as the growth in their markets make them a very attractive investment destination not only for the UAE investors but also for Americans and Europeans. As concerns rise over the Euro debt crisis and the global debt crisis mainly in developed countries, investors are becoming more risk averse

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Pakistan: International Halal Conference & Expo

| 06/10/2011 | Reply
Pakistan: International Halal Conference & Expo

For the promotion of Halal Industry all over the world an International Conference is being organized on 14- 15 December, 2011 in Lahore. The delegated from 16 countries are participating in the conference with the object to introduce Pakistani halal products to the rest of the world, thereby boosting the exports of Pakistan.

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Vietnamese businesses look to export Halal products

| 29/09/2011 | Reply
Vietnamese businesses look to export Halal products

A seminar to boost trade in Halal products was held in Kuala Lumpur on the 27 September. The event was jointly organised by the Vietnamese Embassy in Malaysia, and the Chinese Chambers of Industry and Commerce of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.

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Malaysia: Halfest aims for RM28 million in sales

| 27/09/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: Halfest aims for RM28 million in sales

650 companies are expected to be involved in the expo, with 90 per cent of the 727 exhibition slots already sold. The expo will focus more on the participation of entrepreneurs from the SME industry, with 75 per cent of the overall space having been allocated for this group.

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UAE-China: A complementary relationship

| 25/09/2011 | Reply
UAE-China: A complementary relationship

Exhibitors and government representatives at the five-day China-Arab Trade Forum were keen to offer a range of solutions for Arab governments and businesses sitting on heavy cash chests — not least the opportunity to invest in Ningxia, the western province with a 36 per cent Muslim population, as well as joint trade proposals in areas like halal food and development.

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UAE: International Fine Food Focus on Dubai for Speciality Festival

| 12/09/2011 | Reply
UAE: International Fine Food Focus on Dubai for Speciality Festival

This year, the Speciality Food Festival is set to showcase an even broader range of premium products throughout its four sectors – Gourmet, Seafood, Halal and Organic from across the world, including countries exhibiting for the first time such as Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Germany, India, Ireland, Mexico, Netherlands, Pakistan, South Africa and USA.

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Malaysia: HALFEST launch for new Halal exhibition in KL for local companies

| 09/09/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: HALFEST launch for new Halal exhibition in KL for local companies

Malaysia expects the processed halal food and beverages industry to achieve a double-digit export figure next year from the RM8.2 billion recorded in 2010. HALFEST held in October will assist local companies to strengthen product branding and halal services offered.

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Malaysia: CIMB Islamic to add 19% to group loans

| 06/09/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: CIMB Islamic to add 19% to group loans

“We are looking for credible companies with credible business plans. If they fulfill all the relevant requirements, we will support them whether in the Halal industry or anywhere else,” CEO Badlisyah Abdul ghani said after the signing ceremony between Majlis Amanah Rakyat and Shapers (M) Sdn Bhd yesterday to collaborate on the Halal Fiesta (Halfest).

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China: Large Halal fair opens in NW China

| 23/07/2011 | Reply
China: Large Halal fair opens in NW China

The four-day event in the provincial capital of Xining attracts more than 3,000 business people from 29 domestic provinces and autonomous regions and 28 foreign countries, according to the provincial governor Luo Huining.

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Malaysia: HDC to Organise Halal Exhibition And Seminar

| 20/07/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC to Organise Halal Exhibition And Seminar

The Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) will be organising the Halal Transformation Programme (HTP) at the end of this month. The event highlights sectors like the economy, education and edutainment in the halal industry, with a exhibition of more than 100 booths and a one-day seminar on “Halal Entrepreneurship Transformation Programme”.

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