Category: Islamic Economy

Islamic Economy presents significant opportunity for MENA entrepreneurs

| 19/03/2015 | Reply
Islamic Economy presents significant opportunity for MENA entrepreneurs

“The Islamic economy constitutes in all its sectors a new and important chance that all startups in the Arab region must seize” reports the Tech Forum in Dubai.

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UAE: Forum to highlight Dubai as capital of Islamic economy

| 17/03/2015 | Reply
UAE: Forum to highlight Dubai as capital of Islamic economy

The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department, in Dubai is to hold the Islamic Economy Fiqh forum on March 22-24 to shed light on 34 out of 49 researches accepted.

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Dubai Industrial City forms strategic partnership with ESMA to promote Halal label

| 03/03/2015 | Reply
Dubai Industrial City forms strategic partnership with ESMA to promote Halal label

Tie-up aims to promote and educate manufacturing firms in the UAE about the Halal brand.

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Singapore: The World’s First Shariah Compliant Crowfunding Platform?

| 01/02/2015 | Reply
Singapore: The World’s First Shariah Compliant Crowfunding Platform?

How do you invest in Southeast Asia if you’re not a high-net worth individual or a bankrolled VC? What is more, how do you do it ethically? Club Ethis thinks it has the answer.

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UAE: Gangsta Jihadis and the Islamic Economy Awards

| 20/01/2015 | Reply
UAE: Gangsta Jihadis and the Islamic Economy Awards

The 99 is meticulously staged to reflect values that Muslims share with the rest of humanity, one that promotes tolerance, diversity and respect of others.

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UAE: Shaikh Mohammed honours Islamic Economy Award winners

| 14/01/2015 | Reply
UAE: Shaikh Mohammed honours Islamic Economy Award winners

Initiated by the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) and organised by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Thomson Reuters.

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UAE: DIEDC Sets Ambitious Course to Achieve Dubai’s Islamic Economy Goals

| 07/01/2015 | Reply
UAE: DIEDC Sets Ambitious Course  to Achieve Dubai’s Islamic Economy Goals

The CEO of DIEDC, briefed the Board on the progress of the initiatives and projects currently underway, and provided an overview of the DIEDC’s achievements in 2014.

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UAE: Dubai closer to becoming Islamic finance hub

| 30/12/2014 | Reply
UAE: Dubai closer to becoming Islamic finance hub

Seven “pillars” need to be built: Islamic finance; the halal industry; tourism; digital infrastructure; arts; knowledge; and standardisation.

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UAE: Fujairah to open graduate school on Islamic economic studies

| 28/12/2014 | Reply
UAE: Fujairah to open graduate school on Islamic economic studies

The new institute is part of the Cambridge Academy for Higher Education, a private college registered in Fujairah that already offers students master’s courses.

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Opinion: This fashion sector has a huge market gap

| 15/12/2014 | Reply
Opinion: This fashion sector has a huge market gap

Muslims account for over 20 percent of the global population but studies reveal that businesses are failing to tap into this key aspect of the Islamic economy.

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UAE: GIES roundtable focuses on leadership in Islamic economy

| 15/12/2014 | Reply
UAE: GIES roundtable focuses on leadership in Islamic economy

The event, had three sessions: Islamic Finance and its Role in the Islamic Economy, Building Out the Islamic Economy Beyond Islamic Finance, and The Next 10 Years.

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State of Global Islamic Economy Report & Indicator 2014/2015

| 08/12/2014 | Reply
State of Global Islamic Economy Report & Indicator 2014/2015

The Islamic Economy covers 7 main sectors: Islamic Finance, Halal food, Halal travel, Modest Fashion, Halal Media & recreation, and Halal pharmaceutical & cosmetics.

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New ‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report due soon

| 13/11/2014 | Reply
New ‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report due soon

In the run-up to the new edition of the SGIE report, we felt it might be useful to our readers to review the first edition from November 2013.

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UAE: Say hello to Zilzar.com, the Islamic answer to Amazon

| 31/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Say hello to Zilzar.com, the Islamic answer to Amazon

First there was Amazon and its ubiquitous internet retail model. Next came Alibaba, a Chinese behemoth valued at more than $200bn. Now the Islamic world has launched zilzar.com.

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UAE: Defining Dubai as the Capital of Islamic Economy

| 31/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Defining Dubai as the Capital of Islamic Economy

Defining Dubai as the Capital of Islamic Economy, 10th WIEF concludes with a focus on partnerships and cross-border trade.

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UAE: Halal food producers urged to be more transparent

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Halal food producers urged to be more transparent

The 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which says it aims to safeguard the interests of the Muslim world, is creating global halal standards.

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‘KL, Dubai Islamic economy hubs’

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
‘KL, Dubai Islamic economy hubs’

MALAYSIA does not regard Dubai’s drive to be a hub of Islamic economy as competition, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

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UAE: Man on a mission to make Dubai the heart of Islamic business world

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Man on a mission to make Dubai the heart of Islamic business world

The aim is to make Dubai the centre of a global business market in Islamic products and services, from banking to food production, from tourism to education, and from cosmetics to the digital economy.

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Dubai Exports signs series of agreements to enable easier access to halal markets

| 26/10/2014 | Reply
Dubai Exports signs series of agreements to enable easier access to halal markets

Agreements have been signed by Dubai Exports , the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic Development in partnership with HDC and DIEDC.

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