Category: Asia

UAE to sign halal MOU with Philippines before year-end

| 14/11/2017 | Reply
UAE to sign halal MOU with Philippines before year-end

ESMA in the UAE and Philippines are expected to sign a memorandum of understanding before year end that will create a government agency back home authorized to certify halal products for the Emirates.

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Indonesia: YPHI Encourages Government to Immediately Issue BPJPH Implementation Rules

| 06/11/2017 | Reply
Indonesia: YPHI Encourages Government to Immediately Issue BPJPH Implementation Rules

The head of the Indonesian Halal Products Foundation (YPHI) Yanis Musdja said the challenge faced by the newly built body is very complex.

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Azerbaijan can increase number of halal hotels

| 04/11/2017 | Reply
Azerbaijan can increase number of halal hotels

Tourism tends to become one of the main sectors of the Azerbaijani economy, and that can be seen from the huge flow of tourists visiting the country this year.

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Pakistan: Malaysia to set up Halal food industry at Ghazi, Haripur

| 03/11/2017 | Reply
Pakistan: Malaysia to set up Halal food industry at Ghazi, Haripur

Malaysia will establish Halal food industry at Ghazi, Haripur and in this regard an agreement was also signed with Canada.

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UAE based Halal food company begins manufacturing in Brunei

| 02/11/2017 | Reply
UAE based Halal food company begins manufacturing in Brunei

Saahtain Group officially launched its Bruneian subsidiary Saahtain Asia Sdn Bhd, which manufactures Halal ready-to-eat meals at their newly operational facility at the Salambigar Industrial Park for export.

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China: Xi’an Int’l Halal Food & Trade Expo concludes successfully

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
China: Xi’an Int’l Halal Food & Trade Expo concludes successfully

The Official Opening on 26 Oct 2017 also marked the soft launch of PureGoodHoldings DMDI Halal Trade Offices that span 23 countries.

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Report: Tapping into the Muslim Consumer Potential

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
Report: Tapping into the Muslim Consumer Potential

Many marketers are still in the dark about the potential of the Muslim market. This is a new Report to help people understand this fast growing consumer sector that spreads across five major Halal industries.

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Russia: Halal cosmetics from US will be presented at Moscow Halal Expo

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Russia: Halal cosmetics from US will be presented at Moscow Halal Expo

A young US-based company, Maya Cosmetics, will present a nail polish complying with halal requirements at the Moscow Halal Expo 2017 on 16-18 November.

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Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

The third meeting of Turkey-Qatar Supreme Strategic Committee kicked off in Istanbul on Tuesday.

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Malaysia’s Indirect Role for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Malaysia’s Indirect Role for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

It is evident that Japan has a rise in Muslim tourists and they would like to cater to this growing demand, especially in terms of food, accommodation and services.

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Turkey seeks to become key player in halal food sector

| 24/10/2017 | Reply
Turkey seeks to become key player in halal food sector

“We believe that when the problem of legislation — one of the problems of the halal food sector — is solved, our country will be one of the key actors in the global halal market,” head of the Anatolian Businessmen’s Association.

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Qatar investments expand in Turkey following Arab boycott

| 20/10/2017 | Reply
Qatar investments expand in Turkey following Arab boycott

Qatar is believed to be doubling its investments in Turkey in 2018 to amount to $20 billion by injecting new investments worth $19 billion; in addition to the existing $18 billion investments in various fields.

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Turkish minister highlights halal market opportunities

| 20/10/2017 | Reply
Turkish minister highlights halal market opportunities

The agency will be the sole authority on halal product certification and accreditation in Turkey. It will also be able to establish offices abroad.

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Malaysia: Jakim releases Halal consumer app

| 17/10/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim releases Halal consumer app

The application is designed to assist consumers in checking the halal status of food and beverage products, food premises, slaughterhouses, consumables, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products and halal-certified logistic services.

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Malaysia to ramp up initiatives and internationalise Halal concept

| 17/10/2017 | Reply
Malaysia to ramp up initiatives and internationalise Halal concept

Zahid said Malaysia can benefit greatly from the halal industry, which has been identified as a new source of economy via the Islamic Economic Transformation Programme.

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Japanese shipper expands halal logistics to Indonesia

| 15/10/2017 | Reply
Japanese shipper expands halal logistics to Indonesia

Yusen Logistics has become the first Japanese freight company to receive halal certification in Indonesia, part of an effort to expand in a fast-growing region with a large Muslim population.

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Pakistan: Foreign group offers Sustainable Farming on BOT basis in Karachi

| 15/10/2017 | Reply
Pakistan: Foreign group offers Sustainable Farming on BOT basis in Karachi

A conglomerate have submitted a proposal that includes a complete integrated Halal farming system in the province of Sindh with a farm-to-fork concept to cater to domestic and global demand of Halal food.

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Indonesia: Government ends MUI’s authority to issue halal certificates

| 14/10/2017 | 1 Reply
Indonesia: Government ends MUI’s authority to issue halal certificates

“Anything that relates to the protection and guarantee of halal products is now the responsibility of the government,” MUI deputy chairman Zainut Tauhid Sa’adi added in a statement on Friday. (3 Articles)

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Malaysia: Guardian own brand how halal-certified

| 14/10/2017 | Reply
Malaysia:  Guardian own brand how halal-certified

The in-house products produced by Guardian pharmacy are now halal-certified by the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim).

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Indonesia in Top 10 World Halal Consumers

| 12/10/2017 | Reply
Indonesia in Top 10 World Halal Consumers

Halal Product Guarantee Organizing Agency (BPJPH) is to hold a Halal Product Guarantee (JPH) and is expected to be a stimulant to generate and stimulate the development of the Halal industry.

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