Category: Japan

Halal food certification proving a problem in Japan

| 11/08/2016 | Reply
Halal food certification proving a problem in Japan

Some Japanese producers operating within the country worry that the proliferation of certification bodies is a potential problem, and which are actually authorised.

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Japan: International Islamic Halal Organization Japan inauguration

| 28/07/2016 | Reply
Japan: International Islamic Halal Organization Japan inauguration

IIHO Japan has been launched on Tuesday, July 27 as a Halal Certifying body recognized by IIHO Saudi Arabia as a chapter organization in Japan.

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Brunei: Japanese businesses advised to adopt Brunei Halal standards

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Brunei:  Japanese businesses advised to adopt Brunei Halal standards

THE increasing number of Muslim travellers visiting Japan annually and the high standard of Brunei’s Halal certification presents investment opportunities for businessmen from both countries.

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Opinion: Asia’s growing Halal demand spurs innovation, profit

| 03/06/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Asia’s growing Halal demand spurs innovation, profit

In countries with predominantly Muslim populations, even nonfood halal markets, such as daily necessities and cosmetics, are already thriving.

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Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals

| 31/05/2016 | Reply
Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals

Recently the airline received Halal Certification from the Japan Islamic Trust (JIT) for the whole processing of its Muslim meal menus aboard all international flights departing from Japan.

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Japan was Malaysia’s fourth largest trading partner in 2015

| 15/03/2016 | Reply
Japan was Malaysia’s fourth largest trading partner in 2015

Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, said the bilateral trade accounted for 8.72 per cent of Malaysia’s total global trade.

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Opinion: Modesty means different things to different women

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Modesty means different things to different women

Here’s Why Uniqlo Is Poised To Nail The Muslim Fashion Market.

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Japan joins bandwagon to tap ‘halal’ food market

| 15/02/2016 | Reply
Japan joins bandwagon to tap ‘halal’ food market

Japanese firms are also starting to test the waters and exporting small quantities of halal food.

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Australia: Beef exports to US and Japan slowdown in January

| 13/02/2016 | Reply
Australia: Beef exports to US and Japan slowdown in January

Australian beef processors are getting strangled by tightening cattle supply, higher prices at home, and a fall in international beef prices.

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Japan to help boost Malaysia’s halal industry

| 05/02/2016 | Reply
Japan to help boost Malaysia’s halal industry

Japanese investors continue to show interest in investing in Malaysia. For the first nine months of 2015, they approved 52 manufacturing projects from Japan.

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MATRADE Collaborates With Aeon To Push Malaysia’s Export Of Halal Products

| 22/12/2015 | Reply
MATRADE Collaborates With Aeon To Push Malaysia’s Export Of Halal Products

The programme was part of MATRADE’s efforts to encourage Malaysian companies to tap into the emerging Halal industry in Japan.

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Japan: SMBC to help clients with halal certification

| 26/11/2015 | Reply
Japan: SMBC to help clients with halal certification

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. will work with an Indonesian university to guide corporations through process of certifying products halal.

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UAE: Tawreeq Holdings offering Shariah Compliant financing for SMEs

| 14/09/2015 | Reply
UAE: Tawreeq Holdings offering Shariah Compliant financing for SMEs

Sharia-compliant supply chain finance innovator aims to facilitate $500 million in funding for SMEs and corporates over next 18 months.

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Trip on Halal is a travel guide for Muslim foodies

| 06/08/2015 | Reply
Trip on Halal is a travel guide for Muslim foodies

Trip on Halal is not just an Indonesian company, the product takes a pan-Asia approach, with listings in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, and Japan.

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Halal ‘good business,’ says head of Japan advisory group

| 15/07/2015 | Reply
Halal ‘good business,’ says head of Japan advisory group

While he believes Japan generally has a favorable image in Muslim countries, Japanese have a tendency to associate the term “Islam” with terrorism.

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Japan: ANA offers Halal certified in flight menu

| 26/06/2015 | Reply
Japan: ANA offers Halal certified in flight menu

As the number of Muslim passengers increases, Japan’s leading airline; ANA expanded its halal in-flight menu to address the wide range of dietary needs.

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Japanese Firms Keen On Partnerships With Malaysia

| 16/06/2015 | Reply
Japanese Firms Keen On Partnerships With Malaysia

A company that manages to secure a Halal certificate from Malaysia can easily be approved in other Muslim countries because the Halal level in the country is high.

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UAE: Jebel Ali Free Zone as Halal industry hub

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Jebel Ali Free Zone as Halal industry hub

During 5-day Japanese roadshow in Sapporo, Osaka and Tokyo of Jebel Ali Free Zone, Jafza, has successfully positioned the Free Zone as the Halal industry hub.

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Japan: Halal Chef’s training course for Japanese cuisine

| 29/05/2015 | Reply
Japan: Halal Chef’s training course for Japanese cuisine

Japan is heating up its motive to welcome Muslim tourists and to double the number of visitors by 2020 is the aim of the ministry.

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Plenty of room for halal market share in Japan

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
Plenty of room for halal market share in Japan

Japan’s growing interest in halal-related businesses has led the country to look to Malaysia as a gateway to access the over two billion Muslim market.

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