Category: Asia

Indonesia shows interest to import meat & citrus from Pakistan

| 29/05/2016 | Reply
Indonesia shows interest to import meat & citrus from Pakistan

On the occasion, ambassador said that currently Indonesia is importing meat mainly from Australia which is non-Muslim country and they wish to import form Halal country like Pakistan.

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Opinion: China’s Halal Constitution

| 29/05/2016 | Reply
Opinion: China’s Halal Constitution

The increasing profile of Islam in public life is influencing recent constitutional debates in China, signaling that even China’s socialist legal system must account for the rights and duties of Muslims.

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Malaysia invited to become board member of SMIIC

| 25/05/2016 | Reply
Malaysia invited to become board member of SMIIC

Malaysia, which is recognised for spearheading global halal standards, has scored another first as it has been invited to join the board of directors of the Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries.

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Halal and Vegan Drive Ethical Label Market

| 24/05/2016 | Reply
Halal and Vegan Drive Ethical Label Market

According to the new research, halal and vegan labels are set to grow by a compound annual growth rate of over 5 percent annually between 2015 and 2020.

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The Halal market volume in Tatarstan at 100 billion

| 24/05/2016 | Reply
The Halal market volume in Tatarstan at 100 billion

In Russia, where there are more than 20 million Muslims, the demand for Halal products has grown dramatically ‘due to its high quality’ over the past decades.

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Opinion: Halal makeup becoming popular in industry

| 21/05/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Halal makeup becoming popular in industry

“The fact that halal products can be traced back through the entire value chain is important for them in terms of quality assurance,” German chemicals giant BASF said in a recent news release.

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Indonesia: Govt to develop West Sumatra as Halal tourist destination

| 16/05/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Govt to develop West Sumatra as Halal tourist destination

The Tourism Ministry plans to develop West Sumatra as a halal tourist destination to attract more tourists from OIC countries, such as Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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China: Shaanxi to set up global Halal hub

| 16/05/2016 | Reply
China: Shaanxi to set up global Halal hub

it is proposing that Malaysia’s Halal Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (HDC) render help and set up a halal certification unit in Yangling, an education town 80km west of ancient city Xian.

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Russia: 7 Reasons why you should attend the Moscow Halal Expo 2016

| 16/05/2016 | Reply
Russia: 7 Reasons why you should attend the Moscow Halal Expo 2016

The Moscow Halal Expo 2016 will be held June 2-5 2016 in Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre, Moscow.

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Indonesia: Unilever Faces Challenges in Applying Halal Warranty System

| 11/05/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Unilever Faces Challenges in Applying Halal Warranty System

PT Unilever Indonesia applies a halal waranty system for its products and factory. However, the implementation system is not easy and the company faces various challanges.

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Chinese meat processors look to NZ ahead of chilled meat deal

| 11/05/2016 | Reply
Chinese meat processors look to NZ ahead of chilled meat deal

A new Halal Arrangement, under which China will recognise New Zealand’s Halal regulation and certification regime for Halal goods exported to China, was also co-signed.

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How Turkey plans to boost Halal tourism

| 11/05/2016 | Reply
How Turkey plans to boost Halal tourism

Turkey ranks third in the “Global Muslim Travel Index 2016,” and the Turkish government and business sector have decided to pursue a bigger slice of the Halal pie.

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Global halal industry offers investment opportunities for Qatar and Philippines

| 09/05/2016 | Reply
Global halal industry offers investment opportunities for Qatar and Philippines

Deputy head of mission Gonaranao B Musor, Philippine embassy in Qatar, said the Philippines wants to explore other areas of partnerships with Qatar on the economic benefits of the growing Halal industry.

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Opinion: A slice of the Halal cake

| 09/05/2016 | Reply
Opinion: A slice of the Halal cake

Halal certification is something that local businesses should strive for because Malaysia’s halal stamp is universally recognised and confers a definite advantage in the export markets.

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UK: ‘Book Halal Homes’ Launched in London to Serve Muslim Travellers

| 08/05/2016 | Reply
UK: ‘Book Halal Homes’ Launched in London to Serve Muslim Travellers

Book Halal Homes listed accommodations are required to fulfill certain criteria and have on offer: halal food, non-alcoholic drinks, non smoking areas, private pool and spa, prayer facilities on site, leisure facilities.

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Turkey wants to boost halal tourism: Minister

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
Turkey wants to boost halal tourism: Minister

Turkey will speed up works to develop “halal tourism” in a bid to lure even more Muslim tourists, Culture and Tourism Minister Mahir Ünal said at the opening of the Halal Tourism Conference 2016.

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Korea opens food trade office in UAE, aims for 10% growth

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
Korea opens food trade office in UAE, aims for 10% growth

The Korean government is stepping up its food industry promotion in the Middle East with a new regional office and new initiatives.

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South Africa to learn from Turkey at Halal tourism conference

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
South Africa to learn from Turkey at Halal tourism conference

South Africa is one of the five most popular non-Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) destinations in the global Muslim travel market, and will be represented at the Halal Tourism Conference 2016.

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Turkey: Halal Tourism Conference opens in Konya, Turkey

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
Turkey: Halal Tourism Conference opens in Konya, Turkey

Hundreds of delegates from over 30 countries attended the opening day of the Halal Tourism Conference 2016 in Konya, Turkey which brought together some of the world’s leading names in the travel industry.

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UAE: Entries for Islamic Economy Award open

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
UAE: Entries for Islamic Economy Award open

Submissions for the eight categories of the 2016 award close July 31, 2016.

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