Category: Logistics

Dubai: 3rd Global Halal Trade & Logistics Summit

| 11/09/2013 | Reply
Dubai: 3rd Global Halal Trade & Logistics Summit

Global Trade Development Week is being held on the 21-24 October 2013 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, UAE. During it the 3rd Global Halal Trade and Logistics Summit will be held on the 22-23 October.

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UAE: Dubai Chamber & Thomson Reuters Organise the Global Islamic Economy Summit in November 2013

| 12/08/2013 | 2 Replies
UAE: Dubai Chamber & Thomson Reuters Organise the Global Islamic Economy Summit in November 2013

Global Islamic Economy Summit will be held on 25th & 26th November 2013 in Dubai, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

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UAE: ‘3rd Global Halal Trade & Logistics Summit’

| 25/07/2013 | Reply
UAE: ‘3rd Global Halal Trade & Logistics Summit’

The programme runs concurrently with ‘The Global Trade Development Week’, 21-24 October, Dubai and includes a site tour programme to visit leading industrial locations & facilities.

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Malaysia: Local companies urged to use Halal logistics

| 20/06/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Local companies urged to use Halal logistics

MISC Integrated Logistic (MILS), a one stop logistics service provider, wants Malaysian regulators to urge local companies to use Halal logistics in exporting their goods.

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Malaysia: Opening of KLIA2 to boost Brahim’s revenue

| 07/06/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Opening of KLIA2 to boost Brahim’s revenue

Leading local halal food and beverage (F&B) group, Brahim’s Holdings Bhd, expects its F&B division to contribute between 10% and 20% next year towards the group’s revenue.

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Opinion: Consuming passions

| 25/05/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Consuming passions

Trends used to be set by majority Muslim countries in the Middle East and South East Asia. Now they come as much from the Muslim minorities in the West. An overview on the growth of Halal into various sectors.

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Malaysia’s Port Klang to become Southeast Asia’s largest transit hub for Islamic products

| 02/02/2013 | Reply
Malaysia’s Port Klang to become Southeast Asia’s largest transit hub for Islamic products

The 1,000-acre Port Klang Free Zone provides facilities for international procurement, green development and Islamic product manufacturing and distribution, targeting mainly Chinese and Southeast Asian investors.

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EU: Port of Zeebrugge receives Halal certificate

| 17/07/2012 | Reply
EU: Port of Zeebrugge receives Halal certificate

To ensure a halal treatment for food products, the port has initiated a specific halal procedure in cooperation with Zeebrugge Food Logistics to guarantee complete halal treatment for products in the logistical chain

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Thailand: DITP to push for a 10 increase in export of Halal food

| 18/06/2012 | Reply
Thailand: DITP to push for a 10 increase in export of Halal food

The Department of International Trade Promotion Director-General Nantawan Sakuntanak said the Halal food industry in Thailand will be upgraded to be on a par with the international standards.

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Malaysian companies should diversify export markets

| 04/04/2012 | Reply
Malaysian companies should diversify export markets

Malaysia needs to keep diversifying its export markets and depend less on traditional markets as a way to sustain the country’s growth momentum this year, says International Trade and Industry (MITI) Deputy Minister Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir.

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France: After Halal products and Halal stores, here comes HALAL Logistics

| 14/02/2012 | Reply
France: After Halal products and Halal stores, here comes HALAL Logistics

The Port of Marseille, with the strong support of the Malaysian government, is actively developing the Halal logistics sector. Intense lobbying is in place in order to convince logistic companies to move into this developing sector.

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Malaysia: Fast growing halal trade becomes focus of joint Malaysian-MIT study

| 24/12/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: Fast growing halal trade becomes focus of joint Malaysian-MIT study

THE Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISCI) plans to commence a new research project into the halal logistics sector given growing demand for such services, and the need for consistency in maintaining certain food handling conditions.

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Pakistan: Red meat export potential exists to cross $500m

| 20/12/2011 | Reply
Pakistan: Red meat export potential exists to cross $500m

Red meat export from the country, which is presently at around US$ 100 million, has the potential to surpass US$500 million mark during next five years by complying with the international codes . Currently the largest market shares are Australia, Brazil and India.

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Indonesia: Import Regulation Reduces Chinese Imports

| 19/09/2011 | Reply
Indonesia: Import Regulation Reduces Chinese Imports

According to the Indonesian Food and Beverage Association (Gapmmi), a government regulation contributed to the decline of food and beverage imports from China and Hong Kong between January and August.

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Malaysia: Kontena Nasional Sees Marked Growth In Halal Logistics

| 19/09/2011 | 1 Reply
Malaysia: Kontena Nasional Sees Marked Growth In Halal Logistics

Kontena Nasional is moving towards leading the market. In 2012 and 2013, they are going to sustain their market approach to be the leader in the halal logistics market.

“We’ve increased our halal warehouse, (we) started at two and up to June, we already have 14 halal warehouses, the growth is significant,

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Opinion: Halal food products: Lucrative business amid strong demand

| 31/07/2011 | Reply
Opinion: Halal food products: Lucrative business amid strong demand

The logistics of the Halal industry show a dynamic market in the Muslim world. Halal products’ rate of growth, undoubtedly, indicates areas creating opportunities for investment and food national security. Halal food products and their supporting service providers will have to work harder to ensure participants meet Halal requirements.

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Australia: Cattle boss: ‘We’ve simply got to fix it.’

| 18/06/2011 | Reply
Australia: Cattle boss: ‘We’ve simply got to fix it.’

THE departing head of Meat and Livestock Australia has said he will co-operate with the Senate inquiry into the controversial live animal export trade and face questions about his company’s attempts to improve animal welfare conditions in Indonesia and other markets.

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Australia: Carbon tax ‘threatens meat jobs’

| 18/06/2011 | Reply
Australia: Carbon tax ‘threatens meat jobs’

A WODONGA export abattoir says the Gillard government’s carbon tax could cost it up to $2 million a year, threatening jobs and its international competitiveness. As many as 30 frozen containers of Halal approved meat leave the abattoirs for the rest of the world each week.

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Saudi Arabia: SFDA to monitor food imports from May 25

| 25/05/2011 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: SFDA to monitor food imports from May 25

JEDDAH: The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) will take over next month the monitoring of imported foodstuffs from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Mohamad bin Ahmed Alkanhal, executive president of the authority, announced yesterday.

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UAE: Speading awareness is crucial to food safety

| 03/02/2011 | Reply
UAE: Speading awareness is crucial to food safety

In reply to a question about halal food in the UAE, Sharif said the country’s strategy since 1986 is based on three main points to verify whether imported food is halal, which include the commitment of the source country, the food export documents and field inspection visits to food plants in other countries.

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