Category: Islamic Economy

UAE: DIAC discusses effort to make Dubai center of Islamic economy

| 17/03/2016 | Reply
UAE: DIAC discusses effort to make Dubai center of Islamic economy

The Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), a branch of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recently released its important provisions and action plan.

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UAE launches world’s first halal e-learning portal

| 25/02/2016 | Reply
UAE launches world’s first halal e-learning portal

“The move will entrench the UAE’s position as a pivotal hub for the halal industry and trade through an interactive, dynamic portal that attracts public and private stakeholders.”

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UAE: Global M&A activity in halal food market limited

| 22/02/2016 | 1 Reply
UAE: Global M&A activity in halal food market limited

Despite rising spend on halal food and beverages worldwide, there are a few mergers and acquisitions in the global halal F&B market.

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Opinion: Global Halal Market Growing Bigger

| 13/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Global Halal Market Growing Bigger

The halal economy — encompassing everything from banking and finance to food and beauty products — is on the rise.

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UAE hosts the first branch of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation

| 10/02/2016 | Reply
UAE hosts the first branch of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation

Signing the agreement will help in supporting the Islamic banking environment in the UAE, as well as Dubai’s ‘Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative.

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UAE: Dafza in tie-up with Malaysia halal body

| 24/01/2016 | Reply
UAE: Dafza in tie-up with Malaysia halal body

The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (Dafza) has partnered with Malaysia’s Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) to achieve mutually beneficial business objectives.

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UAE International Forum for Halal Certification Bodies

| 10/01/2016 | Reply
UAE International Forum for Halal Certification Bodies

Hosting the International Forum for Halal Certification Bodies in Dubai reflects the government’s efforts to be a global reference point in Halal certification.

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UAE: Gulfood 2016 to deliver more trends and trade

| 20/12/2015 | Reply
UAE: Gulfood 2016 to deliver more trends and trade

Gulfood 2016 will host the third Halal World Food, the world’s biggest annual Halal food sourcing trade event.

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UAE: Sheikh Hamdan issues direction to hold Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016

| 14/12/2015 | Reply
UAE: Sheikh Hamdan issues direction to hold Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016

MENAFN Press Dubai-UAE: 12 December 2015 – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Crown Prince of Dubai issued directions for the 3rd Global Islamic Economy Summit to […]

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UAE: Sheikh Mohammad issues law for Emirates Global Accreditation Centre

| 14/12/2015 | Reply
UAE: Sheikh Mohammad issues law for Emirates Global Accreditation Centre

The newly established centre will form one of the key sources of the Halal sector that helps complement the organisational infrastructure.

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USA: Why property professionals want a slice of the Halal sector

| 06/11/2015 | Reply
USA: Why property professionals want a slice of the Halal sector

Overseas property professionals are increasingly looking at ways of appealing to Muslim investors and providing Shariah-compliant opportunities.

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Eight prominent people from Qatar in ‘Islamica 500’

| 05/11/2015 | Reply
Eight prominent people from Qatar in ‘Islamica 500’

Islamic 500 is a publication of the ISFIN Institute, the academic and training subsidiary of ISFIN, the World’s leading advisory for the Islamic markets.

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UAE to drive Mena food industry

| 28/10/2015 | Reply
UAE to drive Mena food industry

Dubai is a growing hub for food manufacturers and we are seeing a spurt in investments in this region, said Saleh Abdullah Lootah, President, FBMB Group.

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Opinion: Halal food standards too complex-Nestlé

| 12/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Halal food standards too complex-Nestlé

Demand for halal food is growing but confusion surrounding global standards is hindering the industry’s potential, said an executive at Nestle, the world’s biggest food group.

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The Islamic economy: untapped opportunity for entrepreneurs?

| 11/10/2015 | Reply
The Islamic economy: untapped opportunity for entrepreneurs?

“Muslim customers who value their culture and religious customs, were the main drivers of Islamic economy,” said Adil Mustapha, acting head of Islamic Finance at Thomson Reuters.

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Yunus joins Dubai ruler to help shape UAE’s welfare project

| 08/10/2015 | Reply
Yunus joins Dubai ruler to help shape UAE’s welfare project

The UAE is seeking assistance from Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus in designing a massive welfare programme it launched on Sunday to combat poverty.

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Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 concludes in Dubai

| 07/10/2015 | 1 Reply
Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 concludes in Dubai

The second edition of GIES was attended by 3,500 visitors and stakeholders from the government, financial and investment sectors from more than 85 countries worldwide.

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Dubai to aim to be hub for halal accreditation worldwide

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Dubai to aim to be hub for halal accreditation worldwide

Dubai Municipality is handling certification of halal establishments and products; the launch of an independent accreditation body is currently in its final stages.

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Study explores untapped Islamic economy potential of the African market

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Study explores untapped Islamic economy potential of the African market

A Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry study to be launched at Africa Global Business Forum reveals large investment opportunities in the untapped sectors.

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Islamic fashion companies face challenges in new markets

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Islamic fashion companies face challenges in new markets

It’s not just Muslims that look for Islamic fashion items. Some non-Muslims are also interested in halal or modest fashion, experts said at GIES.

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