Category: Islamic Economy

Dubai Exports sharpens focus on fast-growing East African markets

| 03/09/2015 | Reply
Dubai Exports sharpens focus on fast-growing East African markets

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Engineer Saed Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Exports
Engineer Saed Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Exports

A trade mission went to Kenya in a bid to further strengthen bilateral exchanges and connect more and more UAE businesses to the promising East African markets.

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Opinion: Islamic art and fashion hit the mainstream

| 02/09/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic art and fashion hit the mainstream

Islamic art and fashion are quickly becoming burgeoning industries within the diverse landscape of the Islamic economy, and are dominating a key market share in the global lifestyle sector.

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Opinion: What halal travel means to people

| 02/09/2015 | Reply
Opinion: What halal travel means to people

Will customers book a room at your “Shariah-compliant” hotel or would they prefer a “Muslim-friendly” hotel? Will they search for a “halal holiday” or an “Islamic holiday”?

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Opinion: Halal certification is fast-growing hard currency for trade

| 25/08/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Halal certification is fast-growing hard currency for trade

The value of the Halal certification for the producer determines how wide the market is for their product.

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USA: First Crowd Based Online TV for Islamic Finance & Halal Sectors

| 23/08/2015 | Reply
USA: First Crowd Based Online TV for Islamic Finance & Halal Sectors

With IECON TV, stakeholders in Islamic Finance and Halal industries will have an easily accessible reference point.

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Understanding Standards in the Islamic Economy

| 20/08/2015 | Reply
Understanding Standards in the Islamic Economy

This 40-page report gives a thorough and insightful look at the increasingly influential role that standards development, and the associated authorities that develop and enforce them, are likely to have in the various Islamic Economy Sectors.

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Time To Get Your Ideas In Front of Decision Makers and Opinion Leaders

| 16/08/2015 | Reply
Time To Get Your Ideas In Front of Decision Makers and Opinion Leaders

Innovation 4 Impact seeks to find groundbreaking digital technologies that will support the growth of the Islamic digital economy. Enter here.

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‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

The indicator is a composite index that presents the current outlook of the Islamic economy sectors across 70 countries.

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UAE: An ecommerce startup reducing returns in the region

| 09/08/2015 | Reply
UAE: An ecommerce startup reducing returns in the region

Miella has become the first MENA ecommerce platform to adopt Virtusize, a fitting solution that guarantees online customers find the right size every time they shop.

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Opinion: Standardisation crucial to unleashing Islamic economy’s potential

| 12/07/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Standardisation crucial to unleashing Islamic economy’s potential

‘Unleashing the Islamic Economy’ report highlights the importance of globally accepted standards to the development of the Islamic economy.

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UAE: Booming China-Dubai trade to boost global Halal business

| 16/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Booming China-Dubai trade to boost global Halal business

JAFZA is keen on expanding bilateral trade of halal food and commodities with companies from China. Approximately 7,200 licensed firms operate in the JAFZA.

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UAE: ESMA will develop Halal logistics standard

| 15/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: ESMA will develop Halal logistics standard

“To boost the Halal industry locally and internationally, proper specifications and standards for Halal logistics should be in place,” said Abdullah Al Maeeni, Director General of ESMA.

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UAE: Significant untapped growth potential of digital Islamic services

| 15/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Significant untapped growth potential of digital Islamic services

Deloitte and Noor Telecom in collaboration with DIEDC produce first-ever effort in holistically defining, studying and assessing the global Digital Islamic Economy.

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Dubai Exports, ESMA host conference on halal compliance and opportunities

| 15/06/2015 | Reply
Dubai Exports, ESMA host conference on halal compliance and opportunities

Dubai Exports has been working with local exporters helping them to acquire world class competencies and tap existing and emerging market opportunities.

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UAE: 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES)

| 14/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES)

The summit will be organised by the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) and Dubai Chamber in partnership with Thomson Reuters from October 5th – 6th.

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UAE: Jebel Ali Free Zone as Halal industry hub

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Jebel Ali Free Zone as Halal industry hub

During 5-day Japanese roadshow in Sapporo, Osaka and Tokyo of Jebel Ali Free Zone, Jafza, has successfully positioned the Free Zone as the Halal industry hub.

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UAE: ADIB and Thomson Reuters launch EFICA

| 03/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: ADIB and Thomson Reuters launch EFICA

The 2015 Ethical Finance Innovation Challenge Awards (EFICA), sponsored by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) and Thomson Reuters, are now open for entries.

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Brunei: A single set of rules needed to boost halal product export

| 02/06/2015 | Reply
Brunei: A single set of rules needed to boost halal product export

“The biggest bottleneck to the growth of Islamic economies like Brunei involves whether or not a certification for Syariah-compliant products is accepted across markets.”

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Bahrain: Islamic Finance and Muslim Lifestyle Sectors Convergence Training Programme

| 21/05/2015 | Reply
Bahrain:  Islamic Finance and Muslim Lifestyle Sectors Convergence Training Programme

BIBF, in partnership with DinarStandard, is launching the world’s first training programme on the Convergence of the Halal Market Economy and Islamic Capital.

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UAE: All cosmetics sold in UAE are ‘halal’ by default: Esma

| 20/05/2015 | Reply
UAE: All cosmetics sold in UAE are ‘halal’ by default: Esma

The UAE’s standardisation body Esma will issue halal mark and certification to foreign companies for their beauty products looking to tap the mass halal market.

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