Category: Asia

Malaysia: 1,500 SMEs to be listed on Alibaba.com by November

| 26/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: 1,500 SMEs to be listed on Alibaba.com by November

The minister said the selection process was conducted by three agencies – SME Corp Malaysia, Malaysia External Trade Development Corp and Malaysia Digital Economy Corp.

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Malaysia: Deputy finance minister urges expedited halal certification process

| 25/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Deputy finance minister urges expedited halal certification process

Othman said the nation’s exports of halal products totalling RM42 billion last year was too low compared with the US$680 billion market potential.

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Japanese soy sauce manufacturer “Kikkoman” launches “HALAL Soy Sauce”

| 24/08/2017 | Reply
Japanese soy sauce manufacturer “Kikkoman” launches “HALAL Soy Sauce”

After trial and error of over 4 years, Kikkoman Halal Soy Sauce finally launched on August 21, 2017. it is also completely gluten-free soy sauce.

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Malaysia: A crying need for global Halal standard

| 24/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: A crying need for global Halal standard

At present, each country has its own halal standard and it may or may not accept the halal accreditation of another nation.

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Malaysia eyes RM50B Halal exports in 2020

| 24/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia eyes RM50B Halal exports in 2020

Asean Halfest 2017, held today until Aug 27, consists of over 500 booths and 15,000 innovative and quality halal products and services.

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Nigeria out of $2.3tr market for lack of Halal certification agency

| 21/08/2017 | 1 Reply
Nigeria out of $2.3tr market for lack of Halal certification agency

Halal Research Council are partnering with Jaiz Foundation on Halal Certification to establish the first Halal certification agency in Nigeria.

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Malaysia: HALFEST ASEAN 2017

| 21/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: HALFEST ASEAN 2017

HALFEST ASEAN 2017 will be held from 23rd to 27th August 2017 at MINES Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Singapore: Vitafoods Asia 2017 Heralds a New Future of Innovation

| 18/08/2017 | Reply
Singapore: Vitafoods Asia 2017 Heralds a New Future of Innovation

9-11 September 2017 – The only nutraceutical event covering the whole supply chain in Asia – Sands Expo & Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands Singapore.

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Pakistan poised to capture the growing global Halal market

| 12/08/2017 | Reply
Pakistan poised to capture the growing global Halal market

With centralised accreditation recently established, and a robust market potential waiting to be maximised, Pakistan’s halal industry is poised for a brilliant future.

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Doha seminar expected to attract 100 Asean and Qatari companies

| 09/08/2017 | Reply
Doha seminar expected to attract 100 Asean and Qatari companies

Asean Committee in Doha (ACD) chairman and Thailand ambassador Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum said the seminar aims to promote Asean as an attractive market of 622mn people with a combined GDP of $2.6tn.

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Opinion: Cultural Sensitivities & Packaging Design for Halal Foods

| 09/08/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Cultural Sensitivities & Packaging Design for Halal Foods

Packaging has a significant role in addressing cultural sensitivities in various markets around the globe.

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Philippines: Mindanao to lead Halal product development

| 08/08/2017 | Reply
Philippines: Mindanao to lead Halal product development

The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said the region will lead the push for developing the halal agenda in the country.

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Opinion: New Halal frontier products

| 08/08/2017 | Reply
Opinion: New Halal frontier products

Halal pharmaceuticals (HPs) are a natural extension of the traditional manufacture of pharmaceuticals and a logical leap forward.

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Malaysia: Fast approval not a reason to compromise halal certification

| 07/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Fast approval not a reason to compromise halal certification

Jakim to introduce faster approval process for the Malaysia Halal Certificate from one month to only three working days.

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Korean Hotels Competitively Attract Muslim Tourists

| 07/08/2017 | Reply
Korean Hotels Competitively Attract Muslim Tourists

The number of Muslim tourists stood at 980,000 last year, up 33 percent from the previous year, and is expected to reach 1.2 million this year.

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UAE-based halal forum ‘ready to support India’

| 06/08/2017 | Reply
UAE-based halal forum ‘ready to support India’

UAE-headquartered International Halal Accreditation Forum is ready to support India in its halal industry and in bridging consumer awareness gaps, said a top official.

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Philippines enter $3-trillion global Halal market

| 04/08/2017 | Reply
Philippines enter $3-trillion global Halal market

DTI adopted on July 26 the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10817, or the Philippine Halal Export Development and Promotion Act of 2016.

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Singapore: Vitafoods Asia 2017: – Industry Players Optimistic of Future

| 02/08/2017 | Reply
Singapore: Vitafoods Asia 2017: – Industry Players Optimistic of Future

The global nutraceuticals market size is expected to reach $302,306 million by 2022, with a CAGR of 7.04% from 2016 to 2022.

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Brunei Halal products enter UAE market in Mideast push

| 27/07/2017 | Reply
Brunei Halal products enter UAE market in Mideast push

Halal major Ghanim International Corporation Sdn Bhd is setting its sights on the massive Middle East market, in bid to build bruneihalalfoods.

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Sime Darby’s subsidiary inks MoU to develop Halal compliant infrastructure in China

| 27/07/2017 | Reply
Sime Darby’s subsidiary inks MoU to develop Halal compliant infrastructure in China

Sime Darby said HDC will be working with both WSD in China and Sime Darby in Malaysia to further strengthen Malaysia’s leadership in the Halal industry.

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