Category: Islamic Economy

UAE: DIEDC, Astana International Financial Centre sign MoU

| 16/01/2017 | 1 Reply
UAE: DIEDC, Astana International Financial Centre sign MoU

Furthermore, DIEDC will assist in setting up the Kazakh Halal Accreditation Body in collaboration with its strategic partners. The organisation will join the International Halal Accreditation Forum.

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International Halal accreditation centre to open in Dubai

| 06/01/2017 | Reply
International Halal accreditation centre to open in Dubai

Dubai will soon have a new International Centre for Halal Food and Product accreditation in compliance with Islamic law.

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UAE: directives to accelerate implementation of Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 initiatives

| 27/12/2016 | Reply
UAE: directives to accelerate implementation of Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 initiatives

Part of achieving Dubai’s unified vision and promoting Dubai’s position as a global economic hub.

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UAE: DIEDC to update Islamic Economy Strategy

| 27/12/2016 | Reply
UAE: DIEDC to update Islamic Economy Strategy

The participants discussed the outcomes of a workshop held on 8 December outlining the strategic goals and future objectives for Islamic economy and also examined steps forward.

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UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre organises workshop

| 12/12/2016 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre organises workshop

The event included entities from the public and private sectors that have collaborated with DIEDC for the past three years on achieving the strategy’s objectives, developing programmes and initiatives

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UAE: IHAF explores collaboration in maintaining Halal assessment standards

| 29/11/2016 | Reply
UAE:  IHAF explores collaboration in maintaining Halal assessment standards

IHAF convened for its first General Assembly meeting in Dubai. This set in motion the official activation of the world’s first global Halal accreditation network.

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UAE: Albatha Group’s Star Juices, Amara and Glenda biscuits receive Halal Certification from ESMA

| 07/11/2016 | Reply
UAE: Albatha Group’s Star Juices, Amara and Glenda biscuits receive Halal Certification from ESMA

Halal National Mark definitely provides consumers the confidence that the products they consume are halal and is certified by an entity such as ESMA.

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UAE: Muslims’ spending on F&B ranks first worldwide

| 26/10/2016 | Reply
UAE: Muslims’ spending on F&B ranks first worldwide

The Halal industry is set to reap the benefits given the right drivers are in place as the IHAF pushes the Halal standardisation agenda forward.

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GIES: HalalBooking.com wins the ‘Islamic Economy Award in Hospitality and Tourism 2016’

| 16/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: HalalBooking.com wins the ‘Islamic Economy Award in Hospitality and Tourism 2016’

The choice was based on formal, established criteria on HalalBooking.com for inventing its “precise total family pricing” feature.

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GIES: UAE to set up the world’s first Sharia-compliant trade bank

| 13/10/2016 | 1 Reply
GIES: UAE to set up the world’s first Sharia-compliant trade bank

DIEDC are in discussions with the Central Bank of the UAE to obtain approval for a wholesale Islamic banking licence for the new entity.

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GIES: Halal food industry still far from realizing full potential

| 13/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Halal food industry still far from realizing full potential

The halal food industry is still far from achieving its full potential and not leading in quality and profitable business, according to industry experts.

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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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