Category: Islamic Economy

GIES: Capitalise on Muslim population growth

| 13/10/2016 | Reply
GIES:  Capitalise on Muslim population growth

GIES with key messages – focus on innovation and technology and capitalise on the rapid Muslim population growth.

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GIES: Stakeholders in Islamic economy need to focus on start-ups

| 13/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Stakeholders in Islamic economy need to focus on start-ups

There’s huge market potential in e-commerce, where only 1 per cent of commerce in Muslim countries is done online for the time being.

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GIES: Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016 witnesses launch of Awqaf International Organization

| 13/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016 witnesses launch of Awqaf International Organization

The pioneering initiative is mandated to enhance the role of endowments in the development of societies worldwide.

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Innovation 4 Impact Competition: 5 finalists pitched innovations for Islamic digital economy

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
Innovation 4 Impact Competition: 5 finalists pitched innovations for Islamic digital economy

Innovation 4 Impact is designed to support Islamic digital entrepreneurs from around the world obtain mentorship, advice, investment and scale their business ventures.

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GIES: Hamdan bin Mohammed attends 3rd Global Islamic Economy Summit

| 12/10/2016 | 2 Replies
GIES: Hamdan bin Mohammed attends 3rd Global Islamic Economy Summit

The Summit attracted more than 3,000 delegates including leaders, decision makers, experts, and specialists from all sectors of the economy. The winners of the Islamic Economy Awards were announced.

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GIES: Sheikh Hamdan launches ‘My Salaam’ App and Portal

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Sheikh Hamdan launches ‘My Salaam’ App and Portal

The digital platform seamlessly combines trending modest fashion stories with providing a marketplace outlet for Islamic products and services.

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GIES: Non OIC markets looking to boost exports of halal food

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Non OIC markets looking to boost exports of halal food

By Sarah Algethami, Gulf News The biggest suppliers of halal meat are from non OIC countries DUBAI: Food exporters from non Muslim majority countries are taking advantage of the growth in the global halal food market, according to an industry expert. Rafi-uddin Shikoh, chief executive and managing director at research firm DinarStandard, said that the […]

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GIES: Governments need to do more to address needs of Islamic youth

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Governments need to do more to address needs of Islamic youth

Governments across the Arab region need to do more to address the needs of the youth in the region, said panellists participating in the opening plenary session of GIES 2016.

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GIES: Global Islamic Economy Summit seeks to develop Muslims’ products

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Global Islamic Economy Summit seeks to develop Muslims’ products

Experts discussed the challenges and opportunities of the rapid growth of youth among Muslim populations that make up around 1.7 billion.

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GIES: Sheikh Mohammed says Islamic Economy has proved its efficiency over the years

| 11/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Sheikh Mohammed says Islamic Economy has proved its efficiency over the years

“The Islamic Economic system has been tested by various international financial institutions, and we have started reaping the benefits of this system.”

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UAE: Third Islamic Economy Summit begins in Dubai on Tuesday

| 11/10/2016 | Reply
UAE: Third Islamic Economy Summit begins in Dubai on Tuesday

Themed “Inspiring Change,” the summit will be held under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

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GIES: IHAF to address unification of Halal industry

| 10/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: IHAF to address unification of Halal industry

“Various countries have different sets of acceptable criteria in certifying Halal products, thus inadvertently forming trade barriers among them.”

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GIES: The Halal Food Market Is the Islamic Economy’s Largest Sector

| 06/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: The Halal Food Market Is the Islamic Economy’s Largest Sector

The State of the Islamic Economy report revisits the Halal Food Indicator (HFI) to evaluate a country’s halal food ecosystem.

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GIES: Halal Fashion Shows Signs of Growth and Market-Leading Innovation

| 06/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Halal Fashion Shows Signs of  Growth and Market-Leading Innovation

Driven mostly by Muslim women, and their burgeoning purchasing power, the halal fashion industry has been undergoing momentous growth.

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UAE: ‘Too many authorities, and not enough Sharia scholars’

| 06/10/2016 | Reply
UAE: ‘Too many authorities, and not enough Sharia scholars’

Some economists have forecast that the slowdown in economic activity will lead to a new round of debt-inspired refinancings at big Dubai corporates.

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UAE: 5 Entrepreneurs Qualify to Final Pitch Presentation Round of Innovation 4 Impact Competition

| 05/10/2016 | Reply
UAE: 5 Entrepreneurs Qualify to Final Pitch Presentation Round of Innovation 4 Impact Competition

The five finalists of the Innovation 4 Impact Competition 2016 – set to make up an integral component of the upcoming Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES 2016).

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UAE leads GCC’s Islamic economy indicator

| 04/10/2016 | Reply
UAE leads GCC’s Islamic economy indicator

The convergence between the Islamic economic sectors is strongly expected to enhance the Islamic economy space going forward.

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UAE: Have you heard about the M Powered Summit in Dubai for Entrepreneurs?

| 02/10/2016 | Reply
UAE: Have you heard about the M Powered Summit in Dubai for Entrepreneurs?

M Powered Summit is the first global summit and platform exclusively dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs and start-ups in the Islamic economy.

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UAE: Dubai Chamber Partners Up with Top-Tier Institutions for GIES 2016

| 29/09/2016 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Chamber Partners Up with Top-Tier Institutions for GIES 2016

Bearing the theme “Inspiring Change”, the summit will take place on October 11 and 12, 2016, in Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.

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The importance of start-ups to the halal economy

| 26/09/2016 | Reply
The importance of start-ups to the halal economy

SMEs, start-ups and entrepreneurs employ, innovate and experiment across a range of industries and sectors, acting as the lifeblood of their local markets with huge contributions in terms of presence and profits.

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