Category: Asia

Opinion: Islamic economy on growth path as consumer demand rises

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic economy on growth path as consumer demand rises

The Islamic economy is on a robust growth trajectory worldwide, according to the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2017-2018.

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Malaysia: China’s e-commerce WBL 312 platform to boost halal trade

| 27/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: China’s e-commerce WBL 312 platform to boost halal trade

WBL 312, an e-commerce platform, established by Zhongrun Huatong and Tencent Holdings Ltd, is the first fully implemented halal traceability system in the world.

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Opinion: The rise and rise of ‘Halal’ business

| 27/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: The rise and rise of ‘Halal’ business

Kerim Ture established Modanisa to sell his products. It attracts 100 million visitors annually, has customers in 120 countries, and has no shortage of manufacturers willing to work with it.

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Moscow will open new opportunities for the halal industry development

| 26/11/2017 | Reply
Moscow will open new opportunities for the halal industry development

International Congress-Exhibition RussianHalalExpo-2018 will be held from 26 to 28 April 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

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Turkey: Qatar Economy minister calls for joint Islamic market

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Turkey: Qatar Economy minister calls for joint Islamic market

The minister said that the meeting was taking place at a time of risky geopolitical climate and regional developments that require Islamic countries to unite and enhance trade and investment ties.

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Malaysia’s chicken producers must team up to boost production and exports

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia’s chicken producers must team up to boost production and exports

Malaysia is a net exporter of chicken, churning 1.5 million chickens a day worth RM10 billion a year, but only 7 per cent is exported.

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Muslims care more about Halal food than Halal income, says Malaysian minister

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Muslims care more about Halal food than Halal income, says Malaysian minister

“The concern over halal food and halal labels is paramount. But the similar concerns may not be true when it comes to where the money comes from to buy that halal food,” Dusuki said.

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Istanbul hosts World Halal Summit

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Istanbul hosts World Halal Summit

It was noted that Halal food market of Turkey amounts to $5 billion, which doubles per year. By the end of this year, the halal food market of Turkey is expected to reach $30 billion.

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Singapore: Speciality & Fine Food Asia unveils a fresh new look for its second edition

| 24/11/2017 | Reply
Singapore: Speciality & Fine Food Asia unveils a fresh new look for its second edition

Speciality & Fine Food Asia, with a new logo and an updated creative to convey a contemporary, energetic and upbeat feel, will take place from 17-19 July 2018 at Suntec Singapore.

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Malaysia: Visit/Exhibit in the International Halal Village @ MIFB 2018

| 22/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Visit/Exhibit in the International Halal Village @ MIFB 2018

This will serve as a Halal market platform that caters to the needs of the Halal producers, traders and business leaders sourcing for products and looking for partners.

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Malaysia: ‘International Halal Awards to be introduced next year’

| 22/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: ‘International Halal Awards to be introduced next year’

“We will use it to highlight and reward those who go above and beyond when it comes to halal-compliance, innovation, excellence, integrity, transparency, academia and technology.”

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Indonesia Announces 3 New Halal Tourism Packages At The Moscow Halal Expo

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Indonesia Announces 3 New Halal Tourism Packages At The Moscow Halal Expo

The team, headed by Mr. Riyanto Sofyan, will also discuss cross-promotion opportunities between Russian and Indonesian travel companies.

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Indonesian businesses prepare for the worst as they face up to universal Halal law

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Indonesian businesses prepare for the worst as they face up to universal Halal law

It is poised to cover a wide range of consumer goods from food and beverages to textiles, which must all be certified Halal by the time the Act is introduced in 2019.

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Malaysia: ‘Halal’ is not just a about food

| 19/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: ‘Halal’ is not just a about food

Datuk Seri Jamil Bidin, Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) chief executive officer, said that most countries had only just begun or have yet to go beyond the food industry.

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Malaysia to lead the way in unifying halal standards

| 19/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia to lead the way in unifying halal standards

Keeping up with all these standards from multinational certification bodies might be a major challenge but the emphasis should be put on ways to further develop the industry.

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Russia: Moscow Halal Expo – ‘Halal services are a part of Muslim lifestyle’

| 19/11/2017 | Reply
Russia: Moscow Halal Expo – ‘Halal services are a part of Muslim lifestyle’

We chose Moscow because it’s the largest consumer market in Russia. 2.5 million Muslims live here – more than in any other republics.

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Brunei: Ghanim-UBD pact to take Halal brand to a higher orbit

| 17/11/2017 | Reply
Brunei: Ghanim-UBD pact to take Halal brand to a higher orbit

Their organisational values endeavour to deliver bruneihalalfoods products and product solutions that are wholesome, innovative and trustworthy to the local and international market.

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Cape Town first-ever Halal Conference leads to $6 million worth of business deals

| 16/11/2017 | Reply
Cape Town first-ever Halal Conference leads to $6 million worth of business deals

This will assist in the long-term vision of establishing Cape Town as the Halal Hub for Africa that will include opportunities for trade, tourism and investment in the Western Cape.

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Opinion: New Indonesian halal law seen disrupting business, hurting SMEs

| 15/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: New Indonesian halal law seen disrupting business, hurting SMEs

The changes will affect potentially hundreds of billions of dollars on consumer products. Even the agency’s newly minted director, Dr Sukoso, and his staff of 45, admit they face a steep curve.

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Istanbul gets ready for World Halal Summit, Halal Expo

| 14/11/2017 | Reply
Istanbul gets ready for World Halal Summit, Halal Expo

Conferences and workshops titled “Islamic Finance”, “Halal Food Industry”, “Islamic Tourism”, “Hajj and Umrah”, “Halal Medicine, Pharma and Chemistry”, “Islamic Life and Halal Textile” will be held in the expo.

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