Category: G-20 News

EU slaughter rules do not curb halal, kosher practices, top court adviser says

| 01/12/2017 | Reply
EU slaughter rules do not curb halal, kosher practices, top court adviser says

A European Union stipulation that ritual slaughter must take place in slaughterhouses does not curb religious rights, an adviser to the bloc’s top court said.

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EU: ‘Ban on kosher meat forces choice between Belgium and religion’

| 30/11/2017 | Reply
EU: ‘Ban on kosher meat forces choice between Belgium and religion’

The umbrella group representing French-speaking Jewish communities in Belgium filed an appeal with a federal court against a regional ban on the production of kosher and halal meat.

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Malaysia: China’s e-commerce WBL 312 platform to boost halal trade

| 27/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: China’s e-commerce WBL 312 platform to boost halal trade

WBL 312, an e-commerce platform, established by Zhongrun Huatong and Tencent Holdings Ltd, is the first fully implemented halal traceability system in the world.

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Moscow will open new opportunities for the halal industry development

| 26/11/2017 | Reply
Moscow will open new opportunities for the halal industry development

International Congress-Exhibition RussianHalalExpo-2018 will be held from 26 to 28 April 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

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UK: ‘Parma 2064’ Halal Parmigiano Reggiano cheese has launched in London

| 26/11/2017 | Reply
UK: ‘Parma 2064’ Halal Parmigiano Reggiano cheese has launched in London

Parma 2064, the World’s first Halal approved Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese launched and won it’s first award at the World Cheese Awards.

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Turkey: Muslim states urged to compete for $4B halal market

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Turkey: Muslim states urged to compete for $4B halal market

High-level speakers from more than 80 countries will discuss issues surrounding halal food, pharmacy and medicine as well as Islamic finance, tourism and textiles until Saturday.

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Turkey: Qatar Economy minister calls for joint Islamic market

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Turkey: Qatar Economy minister calls for joint Islamic market

The minister said that the meeting was taking place at a time of risky geopolitical climate and regional developments that require Islamic countries to unite and enhance trade and investment ties.

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Istanbul hosts World Halal Summit

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Istanbul hosts World Halal Summit

It was noted that Halal food market of Turkey amounts to $5 billion, which doubles per year. By the end of this year, the halal food market of Turkey is expected to reach $30 billion.

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UK: Veganism presents rapidly growing opportunity for UK retailers

| 22/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Veganism presents rapidly growing opportunity for UK retailers

November is vegan month in the UK and with more shoppers are turning to veganism as consumers show a greater concern for the environment and the welfare of animals.

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Turkey seeks to get $400B share in global halal sector

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Turkey seeks to get $400B share in global halal sector

“With our government’s policies and the efforts of the private sector, we can raise our share of the global halal market to 10 percent — $400 billion in a short period of time.”

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Indonesia Announces 3 New Halal Tourism Packages At The Moscow Halal Expo

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Indonesia Announces 3 New Halal Tourism Packages At The Moscow Halal Expo

The team, headed by Mr. Riyanto Sofyan, will also discuss cross-promotion opportunities between Russian and Indonesian travel companies.

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Indonesian businesses prepare for the worst as they face up to universal Halal law

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Indonesian businesses prepare for the worst as they face up to universal Halal law

It is poised to cover a wide range of consumer goods from food and beverages to textiles, which must all be certified Halal by the time the Act is introduced in 2019.

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Turkey to issue halal visa, become approval center for world halal market

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Turkey to issue halal visa, become approval center for world halal market

Halal Accreditation Authority (HAK), which was established last month, will be launched at the OIC Halal Expo and World Halal Summit 23-25 November 2017 in Istanbul.

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Russia: Moscow Halal Expo – ‘Halal services are a part of Muslim lifestyle’

| 19/11/2017 | Reply
Russia: Moscow Halal Expo – ‘Halal services are a part of Muslim lifestyle’

We chose Moscow because it’s the largest consumer market in Russia. 2.5 million Muslims live here – more than in any other republics.

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UK: Non-stun halal abattoirs far more likely to break animal welfare rules

| 18/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Non-stun halal abattoirs far more likely to break animal welfare rules

Leading vets last night called for an investigation into why non-stun halal abattoirs had a much higher rate of welfare violations.

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Cape Town first-ever Halal Conference leads to $6 million worth of business deals

| 16/11/2017 | Reply
Cape Town first-ever Halal Conference leads to $6 million worth of business deals

This will assist in the long-term vision of establishing Cape Town as the Halal Hub for Africa that will include opportunities for trade, tourism and investment in the Western Cape.

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Opinion: New Indonesian halal law seen disrupting business, hurting SMEs

| 15/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: New Indonesian halal law seen disrupting business, hurting SMEs

The changes will affect potentially hundreds of billions of dollars on consumer products. Even the agency’s newly minted director, Dr Sukoso, and his staff of 45, admit they face a steep curve.

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UK: The $4.5Billion Halal Market opportunity and how to access it

| 15/11/2017 | Reply
UK: The $4.5Billion Halal Market opportunity and how to access it

Throughout the week at Food Matters Live being held in London at ExCel, 21-23 November 2017, Halal industry leaders, London Halal Food Festival, will bring together experts from the halal industry.

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Istanbul gets ready for World Halal Summit, Halal Expo

| 14/11/2017 | Reply
Istanbul gets ready for World Halal Summit, Halal Expo

Conferences and workshops titled “Islamic Finance”, “Halal Food Industry”, “Islamic Tourism”, “Hajj and Umrah”, “Halal Medicine, Pharma and Chemistry”, “Islamic Life and Halal Textile” will be held in the expo.

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UK: Mandatory CCTV in abattoirs to be introduced in 2018

| 13/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Mandatory CCTV in abattoirs to be introduced in 2018

Legislation is expected to be introduced in the New Year, and come into force in the Spring, with all slaughterhouses required to comply following an adjustment period of up to 6 months.

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