Category: Russia

Russia: The Territory of Halal

| 22/05/2013 | Reply
Russia: The Territory of Halal

The Fourth Moscow International Halal Exhibition Moscow Halal Expo 2013 will be held at All-Russian Exhibition Center on June 13-16, 2013.

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Moscow meat products to be tested for Halal certification abroad

| 03/04/2013 | Reply
Moscow meat products to be tested for Halal certification abroad

Halal products from Moscow’s Tsaritsyno meat processing plant will be examined in laboratories in Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following recent reports that pig DNA has been detected in them.

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Moscow Halal Business Forum will be held June 13-14 in Moscow

| 31/03/2013 | Reply
Moscow Halal Business Forum will be held June 13-14 in Moscow

Moscow will host the Moscow Halal Business Forum, which will bring together Halal industry players, Shariah experts and specialists in Islamic finance, academicians and government representatives.

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Russia: Pig DNA Found in Halal Meat Plant in Moscow

| 27/03/2013 | Reply
Russia: Pig DNA Found in Halal Meat Plant in Moscow

“The DNA traces that have been discovered may be a result of contact with raw meat consisting of pork or pork products,” said Boris Gutnik of the Gorbatov All-Russian Meat Research Institute.

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Russia: Eurasian Union of Poultry Farmers founded to unify poultry farmers

| 14/02/2013 | Reply
Russia: Eurasian Union of Poultry Farmers founded to unify poultry farmers

Halal Certification Center has become one of the founders of the Eurasian Union of Poultry Farmers. Membership of this organisation will allow former Soviet Republics to work with a unique Halal standard and its requirements, in order to be competitive in the importing countries.

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Russia: The largest Russian International Trade Fair EURO-ASIA EXPO 2013

| 13/02/2013 | Reply
Russia: The largest Russian International Trade Fair EURO-ASIA EXPO 2013

This year’s EURO-ASIA EXPO 2013 comes with the reputable annual meeting place for consumers, distributors and manufacturers of Halal products from all over the world – the fourth international KAZANHALAL exhibition – being held on the 3-6 October 2013.

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First Russian poultry producer approved for Halal exports

| 13/02/2013 | Reply
First Russian poultry producer approved for Halal exports

In addition to Saudi Arabia, Akashevo has also been approved to export to UAE, Iran and Bahrain. The total volume of the supply provided by the contract is 38,000 tonnes annually, and this volume could be increased in future.

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Tatarstan keen to explore Halal industry and Islamic banking with Malaysia

| 16/01/2013 | Reply
Tatarstan keen to explore Halal industry and Islamic banking with Malaysia

Tatarstan, a semi-autonomous region within the Russian Federation and one of Russia’s biggest Muslim regions with about 18 million population, has great potential for the Halal industry.

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Russian Halal Certification Center successfully aids first export of Halal poultry

| 23/11/2012 | Reply
Russian Halal Certification Center successfully aids first export of Halal poultry

For the first time in the history the Russian Halal Certification Center has helped to facilitate Halal poultry to cross the Russian border and begin exporting to Arab countries.

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Russia: Moscow Halal Expo 2012: summing up

| 01/07/2012 | Reply
Russia: Moscow Halal Expo 2012: summing up

The number of exhibitors at the Exhibition exceeded a hundred this year, showing a more than 25% growth compared with the previous year, and almost doubling the results of the first Exhibition in 2010.

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Russia: Results of the 1st Int’l Halal Congress, Russia

| 19/06/2012 | Reply
Russia: Results of the 1st Int’l Halal Congress, Russia

The framework of the conference was around “Global Experience in Halal Certification: ways to the Unified Certificate”. Two specialists from the Standards and Metrology Institute for the Islamic Countries attended.

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Russia: Moscow hosts 3rd International Halal Exhibition

| 08/06/2012 | Reply
Russia: Moscow hosts 3rd International Halal Exhibition

Russia hosted the Moscow Halal Expo 2012 on June 7, 2012. Sheikh Ravil Gaynutdin congratulated attendants and informed that the Halal movement in Russia started in 2002 after a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Tatarstan wishes to have closer ties with Indonesia

| 16/04/2012 | Reply
Tatarstan wishes to have closer ties with Indonesia

Tatarstan could become the entrance for Indonesian products to the central and eastern part of Russia while Indonesia could become the entrance for Tatarstani products in the ASEAN region.

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Opinion: Food, Not War, Is the Biggest Threat to World Security

| 30/03/2012 | 1 Reply
Opinion: Food, Not War, Is the Biggest Threat to World Security

Even as Iran’s nuclear program raises the likelihood of yet another conflict in the Middle East, the bigger threat is a potential food crisis in the making, says Lester Brown, founder of the Earth Policy Institute.

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Russia: Third Moscow International Halal Exhibition and Moscow Halal Expo, 7-10 June 2012

| 11/02/2012 | Reply
Russia: Third Moscow International Halal Exhibition and Moscow Halal Expo, 7-10 June 2012

The task of today is bringing halal certified products to the consumers from every region of Russia. One of the major beginnings is the development of halal store chains in different regions of Russia.

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Malaysian company wants to expand Halal food services to Russia

| 03/10/2011 | 1 Reply
Malaysian company wants to expand Halal food services to Russia

LSG Skychef-Brahim’s Sdn Bhd, the world’s biggest Halal flight kitchen caterer, is embarking on expanding its services to new markets such as China, Eastern Europe as well as scouting for opportunities in the former Soviet states and the Middle East.

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Republic of Tatarstan capitalizes on its Muslim heritage

| 14/09/2011 | Reply
Republic of Tatarstan capitalizes on its Muslim heritage

The Republic of Tatarstan, a Muslim-majority region, has proved to be an interesting investment destination for funds with Muslim shareholders or that are based in Muslim countries. The Malaysian private equity firm Amanah Raya Capital Group, has launched several projects the republic. Their first project was the Kazan Halal Hub.

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Halal food market is estimated at US$500 billion per year

| 09/08/2011 | Reply
Halal food market is estimated at US$500 billion per year

An overview on Halal in France, Russia, USA, UK and Europe. As numbers grow, Muslims continue to maintain purchasing habits that align with their Islamic faith. Muslims want to be able to look at a product and see a recognizable Halal logo. There is an increasing demand for products that are inclusive.

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Russia: Most consumers of Halal products in Moscow have no relation to Islam

| 05/08/2011 | Reply
Russia: Most consumers of Halal products in Moscow have no relation to Islam

Halal products volume in Russia is growing 30-40 percent annually, the Halal Standard Committee at the Tatarstan Islamic High Council said based on research outcomes.

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Russia: Going Islamic

| 28/06/2011 | Reply
Russia: Going Islamic

The stricter, more ethical rules of Islamic finance helped many countries avoid the worst of the 2008 economic meltdown. Now officials in the Russian republic of Tatarstan are hoping that Islamic finance can help them attract direct investment from Muslim nations around the world.

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