Category: Asia

Saudi Arabia: Prof. Jaswir of Indonesia laments poor state of Muslim world in Halal industry

| 08/04/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Prof. Jaswir of Indonesia laments poor state of Muslim world in Halal industry

The OIC and Saudi Arabia should take the lead in promoting halal industry to cash in on its vast scope in the global market, says Prof. Irwandi Jaswir.

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Malaysia’s Halal Industry Champions recognised at the 2018 Halal Excellence Awards

| 06/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia’s Halal Industry Champions recognised at the 2018 Halal Excellence Awards

Eight individuals, institutions and companies were recipients of the 2018 Halal Excellence Awards in appreciation for their outstanding achievements in the global Halal industry.

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World Halal Week 2018: Malaysia in the lead as a robust Islamic Economy

| 06/04/2018 | Reply
World Halal Week 2018: Malaysia in the lead as a robust Islamic Economy

The Government recognises the potential of the Halal industry and Islamic banking and finance, both pillars for the development of the Islamic economy.

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Brunei: Pacific-wide trade deal could bring $1B to Brunei businesses

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Brunei: Pacific-wide trade deal could bring $1B to Brunei businesses

Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), countries in the Americas are eyeing Brunei as a potential gateway for the Asian exports markets.

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Malaysia: Money Muslim market spending on pharma to hit US$132b by 2022

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia:  Money Muslim market spending on pharma to hit US$132b by 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — The global Muslim market spent US$83 billion on pharmaceuticals alone in 2016 and the sum is projected to grow by eight per cent year-on-year to hit US$132 billion by 2022, according to Thomson Reuters. (US$1 = RM3.86). Its senior research analyst (Islamic Finance), Abdulaziz Goni said innovation was occurring in […]

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Malaysia: Jakim says halal certification still in high demand

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim says halal certification still in high demand

Jakim had recognised 69 different halal certification bodies across 42 countries and applications for such certification continue to increase.

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Malaysia continues to lead Global Islamic Economy Indicator for fifth year

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia continues to lead Global Islamic Economy Indicator for fifth year

Due to a robust Islamic economic ecosystem the country enjoys a substantial lead in Islamic finance and halal food.

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Malaysia’s JAKIM launches global association to promote halal harmony

| 04/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia’s JAKIM launches global association to promote halal harmony

As well as working towards harmonisation, the association will promote halal certification between members under mutual recognition arrangements.

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Indonesia: Here is Superiority of Safi, New Halal Beauty Products in Indonesia

| 31/03/2018 | Reply
Indonesia: Here is Superiority of Safi, New Halal Beauty Products in Indonesia

There are at least three beauty product ranges from Safi which penetrated Indonesia. They are ranges of anti aging, advanced whitening, and natural whitening.

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Opinion: Assuring Tayyib from a food safety perspective in Halal food sector

| 30/03/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Assuring Tayyib from a food safety perspective in Halal food sector

Tayyib is the key concept of Islamic Jurisprudence that offers and ensures healthy and safe foods to the consumers. A comprehensive article on Tayyib from a food safety perspective in Halal Food sector.

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Russia: The International forum ‘Halal and eco-food market’ takes place in Moscow on April 25-26

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
Russia: The International forum ‘Halal and eco-food market’ takes place in Moscow on April 25-26

The agenda includes certification issues, export to Emirates and Gulf countries, sales in retail and HoReCa. It also involves Islamic finance and investments issues.

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Philippines: New Halal standard to be launched in May

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Philippines: New Halal standard to be launched in May

NEW halal standard drafted by the Department of Trade and Industry is set to be launched in Davao City this coming May 1 to 6 in time for the Philippine Halal Trade Week.

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Malaysia: Foreigners at MIHAS 2018 open up opportunities for locals

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Foreigners at MIHAS 2018 open up opportunities for locals

MIHAS 2018, scheduled to be held on April 4-7, 2018 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre, is a component of World Halal Week 2018.

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Philippines: DTI identifies 3 trending global consumer products for 2018

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Philippines: DTI identifies 3 trending global consumer products for 2018

Organic, halal and kosher products are the trio of consumer goods opening up new opportunities for exporters whose goods have been certified by recognized certifying bodies.

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Malaysia: Zahid backs HDC slaughterhouse plan in Bagan Datuk

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Zahid backs HDC slaughterhouse plan in Bagan Datuk

Bagan Datuk area has the potential for a slaughterhouse and feedlot site because it is easily accessible, as well as near Port Klang allowing for the import of cows from Darwin, Australia.

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Taiwan promotes Halal Industries to attract Indonesian Muslim Consumers

| 23/03/2018 | Reply
Taiwan promotes Halal Industries to attract Indonesian Muslim Consumers

In a bid to promote Taiwan’s halal industries, TAITRA will organize the “Taiwan Expo 2018” to exhibit more than 4.5 thousand products from 230 vendors at the Jakarta Convention Center.

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Global Halal Expo India 2018 located with India Foodex 2018

| 20/03/2018 | Reply
Global Halal Expo India 2018 located with India Foodex 2018

Alongside the 10th India Foodex 2018 and 10th AgriTech India 2018 event series, they are launching a new vertical “Global Halal Expo India 2018” which will highlight foods based on Halal system.

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Japan signs deal with MWL to supply Halal Meals for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

| 19/03/2018 | Reply
Japan signs deal with MWL to supply Halal Meals for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

It will also certify the products and services in accordance with the halal and hygienic standards before they reach the consumers.

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Russia: Halfood 2018 will announce awards for best Halal and Eco products of the year

| 19/03/2018 | Reply
Russia: Halfood 2018 will announce awards for best Halal and Eco products of the year

The key competition of the Exhibition is “Best halal product” Contest. The contest is held among halal food producers and will includes 14 nominations.

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Malaysia: Halal Connecting the World Through MyHA 2018

| 16/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Connecting the World Through MyHA 2018

Malaysia International Halal Assembly (MyHA) is a combination of four programmes starts from 26th March to 3rd April 2018 that will be held at Le Meridien Hotel Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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