Category: Islamic Economy

UAE: Dubai Municipality seeks US support to develop food import

| 21/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Municipality seeks US support to develop food import

The meeting also deliberated on the possibility of testing food in the accredited laboratories in the US and recognised by the Emirates International Accreditation Centre.

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UAE: Start-up movement in the Arab World picks up pace with AIM Startup

| 21/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Start-up movement in the Arab World picks up pace with AIM Startup

An initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy, AIM Startup brings tech-entrepreneurs closer to investors, venture capital funds and mentors.

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UAE: MoE launches Halal Accreditation Service, ESMA interactive global map

| 20/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: MoE launches Halal Accreditation Service, ESMA interactive global map

The minister confirmed that the UAE is currently leading global efforts to assess the size of the Islamic economy sector through a specialised study being undertaken by the concerned authorities in the UAE.

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UAE: Global Halal Industry Platform held in Dubai

| 19/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Global Halal Industry Platform held in Dubai

Key challenges facing the international halal system and how to overcome them, as well as innovations that will achieve balance between growth in the industry and compliance with Islamic Sharia will be discussed.

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UAE: DAFZA and International Center of Islamic Economy launch the Entrepreneurs Forum

| 08/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: DAFZA and International Center of Islamic Economy launch the Entrepreneurs Forum

At the end of the forum, three winners received an award for presenting the most innovative ideas designed to support the Islamic economy.

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UAE: Global harmonisation of halal certification standards ‘key priority’ for DIEDC in 2018

| 08/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Global harmonisation of halal certification standards ‘key priority’ for DIEDC in 2018

DIEDC will work with International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF)and the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA)—to achieve its goal of harmonising Halal certification standards.

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UAE: DAFZA’s Strategy for Islamic Economy

| 18/12/2017 | Reply
UAE: DAFZA’s Strategy for Islamic Economy

DAFZA’s Strategy for Islamic Economy is based on strategic initiatives involving the Islamic economy and halal sectors

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UAE, UK keen to explore Islamic finance synergies

| 14/12/2017 | Reply
UAE, UK keen to explore Islamic finance synergies

London Lord Mayor looks forward to further strengthening the existing relationship and exploring synergies in Islamic finance between the City of London and the DIEDC.

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UK: London’s halal economy is primed for global footprint

| 11/12/2017 | Reply
UK: London’s halal economy is primed for global footprint

As the world’s Islamic population continues to grow at a rapid pace, young and wealthy millennials are increasingly demanding consumer products that fit their faith.

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Opinion: Global Halal food sector set to boom as market grows

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Global Halal food sector set to boom as market grows

Established players are expanding at home and abroad through franchising and multinationals have also made major investments in Muslim-majority markets.

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Hamdan Bin Mohammad honours winners of 5th Islamic Economy award

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Hamdan Bin Mohammad honours winners of 5th Islamic Economy award

The winners were felicitated at a special ceremony held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

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UAE leads key sectors in global Islamic economy

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
UAE leads key sectors in global Islamic economy

The Global Islamic Economy Indicator for this year evaluated the health of the Islamic economy ecosystem across more than 73 countries, based on equally weighted key metric categories.

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Opinion: Islamic economy on growth path as consumer demand rises

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic economy on growth path as consumer demand rises

The Islamic economy is on a robust growth trajectory worldwide, according to the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2017-2018.

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UAE to sign halal MOU with Philippines before year-end

| 14/11/2017 | Reply
UAE to sign halal MOU with Philippines before year-end

ESMA in the UAE and Philippines are expected to sign a memorandum of understanding before year end that will create a government agency back home authorized to certify halal products for the Emirates.

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Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre – 5th Islamic Economy Award in November 2017

| 05/11/2017 | Reply
Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre – 5th Islamic Economy Award in November 2017

DIEDC is gearing up to host the fifth Islamic Economy Award on 27 November, 2017 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

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UAE: Revamped Islamic Economy strategy 2017-2021 on the cards

| 18/10/2017 | Reply
UAE: Revamped Islamic Economy strategy 2017-2021 on the cards

The global Fiqh league, to be established in collaboration with the centre’s strategic partners, will be the first international, legally independent non-profit scientific body of its kind in the world.

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Malaysia to ramp up initiatives and internationalise Halal concept

| 17/10/2017 | Reply
Malaysia to ramp up initiatives and internationalise Halal concept

Zahid said Malaysia can benefit greatly from the halal industry, which has been identified as a new source of economy via the Islamic Economic Transformation Programme.

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Bahrain: 24th World Islamic Banking Conference – 4-6 December 2017

| 05/10/2017 | Reply
Bahrain: 24th World Islamic Banking Conference – 4-6 December 2017

This year the Halal ecosystem and modest fashion are also topics that will be touched upon under the WIBC Islamic Economy Series.

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Dubai Exports and Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Lead Islamic Economy Trade Mission to Australia

| 04/10/2017 | Reply
Dubai Exports and Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Lead Islamic Economy Trade Mission to Australia

The modern Muslim consumer is very different from that of just a generation ago. They are educated, well connected to the global marketplace, and rely heavily on the internet and social media.

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Dubai Will Issue First Ever State Cryptocurrency

| 02/10/2017 | Reply
Dubai Will Issue First Ever State Cryptocurrency

The token will be considered legal tender “for various government and non-government services, from their daily coffee and children’s school fee to utility charges and money transfers.”

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