Category: Islamic Economy

Opinion: Islamic lifestyle – The story has just begun

| 19/05/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic lifestyle – The story has just begun

Shariah products and services are an integral part of global economy and are poised to grow with the rise in population.

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UAE: Dubai’s Islamic Economy Award open for Submissions

| 18/05/2015 | Reply
UAE: Dubai’s Islamic Economy Award open for Submissions

The Global Islamic Economy Award highlights most significant achievements in Islamic economy. Award submissions will close 31 July 2015.

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Commodity Speculation: Halal Sector Responsibility

| 06/05/2015 | Reply
Commodity Speculation: Halal Sector Responsibility

There is talk about Halal market values, and about developing a Halal economy. In order to make any significant steps in this direction, there has to be a move to end these unacceptable speculative practices.

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The Islamic Perspective on Food Commodity Speculation

| 05/05/2015 | Reply
The Islamic Perspective on Food Commodity Speculation

World Halal Summit: The Need for Specialist Halal Sector Scholars and the Islamic Perspective on Food Commodity Speculation.

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Indonesian govt urges strategic alliance to develop sharia economy

| 01/05/2015 | Reply
Indonesian govt urges strategic alliance to develop sharia economy

The Indonesian government is encouraging various sides to form a strong strategic alliance to develop sharia economy, to contribute to the national economy.

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Dubai approves new Islamic economy initiatives

| 21/04/2015 | Reply
Dubai approves new Islamic economy initiatives

Shaikh Hamdan approves the initiatives proposed by the board of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre.

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Some Banks Win, Some Lose In Dubai’s “Islamic Economy”

| 19/04/2015 | Reply
Some Banks Win, Some Lose In Dubai’s “Islamic Economy”

Dubai’s drive to develop its Islamic finance sector is fuelling growth of sharia-compliant banking but the benefits are unevenly distributed.

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UAE: From film to fashion, Dubai bids to be creative capital for Arab world

| 14/04/2015 | Reply
UAE: From film to fashion, Dubai bids to be creative capital for Arab world

Move over, Cairo, Beirut and Casablanca. Dubai is launching a drive to become one of the Arab world’s top centres for art, design, film and fashion – areas that have traditionally been dominated by old Arab cities outside the Gulf.

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Opinion: Is halal only a religious product?

| 06/04/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Is halal only a religious product?

Today, in the bigger picture: Muslims do not control or own of the halal food supply chain, hence, integrity issues have been slowly cropping at all the streams.

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UAE: DIAC Participates in World Halal Summit in Malaysia

| 06/04/2015 | Reply
UAE: DIAC Participates in World Halal Summit in Malaysia

A delegation from Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) recently visited Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia to attend and speak at the World Halal Summit (WHS) 2015.

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Unveiling Key Topics and Speakers in World Halal Summit 2015

| 27/03/2015 | Reply
Unveiling Key Topics and Speakers in World Halal Summit 2015

12th Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS), and six focused forums – is scheduled to be held from 30th March to 4th April 2015 at the KLCC in Malaysia.

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Opinion: ‘Islamic Economy is a baseless theory’

| 25/03/2015 | Reply
Opinion: ‘Islamic Economy is a baseless theory’

When Prince Muhammad Al-Faisal, the pioneer of Islamic Banking, was interviewed about Islamic Economy he explained: “What we have today is a baseless theory.”

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Want to know what people think about Halal? Then ask them!

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
Want to know what people think about Halal? Then ask them!

New research finding, the results from a joint project between London-based niche research specialists Ethnic Focus, and online Halal news site HalalFocus.com demonstrate the yawning gaps in perception around Halal market issues.

7,000 respondents, spread evenly between men and women from 7 Muslim majority (Bangladesh, Malaysia, Morocco, Pakistan, Qatar, Turkey and UAE) and 7 Muslim minority countries (Denmark, France, Germany, South Africa, Spain, UK and USA) were asked a series of 10 questions to gauge their basic attitudes towards Halal.

Unlike some past exercises, respondents were asked questions such as, “Is your view of Halal products and services affected by news stories such as Charlie Hebdo, or ISIS?” and “How much do you think these news stories are biased against Islam?”. The answers, to say the least, are revealing.

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UAE standards board set to boost Dubai in global Islamic race

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
UAE standards board set to boost Dubai in global Islamic race

The UAE’s share of global Islamic assets, and growth of its Shariah-compliant banks, have lagged behind Malaysia and Saudi Arabia, according to a report from Moody’s.

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UAE: Islamic economy conference opens in Dubai

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
UAE: Islamic economy conference opens in Dubai

Gulf News Image Credit: Zarina Fernandes/ Gulf News Mutlaq Al Jasser (left), Shouqi Dunia, (moderator), Hayel Tashtoush and Abdullah Al Shami at the Islamic Economy Fiqh Forum which runs from March 22 to 24 at the Dubai World Trade Center.     Forum follows chain of events as emirate bids to make itself Islamic banking […]

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Dubai: Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed inaugurates the Islamic Economic Fiqh Forum

| 23/03/2015 | Reply
Dubai: Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed inaugurates the Islamic Economic Fiqh Forum

“This is the beginning of the formation of a legislative doctrinal reference to Islamic economic action at the global level.”

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Islamic Economy presents significant opportunity for MENA entrepreneurs

| 19/03/2015 | Reply
Islamic Economy presents significant opportunity for MENA entrepreneurs

“The Islamic economy constitutes in all its sectors a new and important chance that all startups in the Arab region must seize” reports the Tech Forum in Dubai.

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UAE: Forum to highlight Dubai as capital of Islamic economy

| 17/03/2015 | Reply
UAE: Forum to highlight Dubai as capital of Islamic economy

The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department, in Dubai is to hold the Islamic Economy Fiqh forum on March 22-24 to shed light on 34 out of 49 researches accepted.

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Dubai Industrial City forms strategic partnership with ESMA to promote Halal label

| 03/03/2015 | Reply
Dubai Industrial City forms strategic partnership with ESMA to promote Halal label

Tie-up aims to promote and educate manufacturing firms in the UAE about the Halal brand.

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Singapore: The World’s First Shariah Compliant Crowfunding Platform?

| 01/02/2015 | Reply
Singapore: The World’s First Shariah Compliant Crowfunding Platform?

How do you invest in Southeast Asia if you’re not a high-net worth individual or a bankrolled VC? What is more, how do you do it ethically? Club Ethis thinks it has the answer.

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