Category: Asia

Malaysia: The Emerging Markets of Halal Cosmetics

| 07/09/2017 | Reply
Malaysia:  The Emerging Markets of Halal Cosmetics

The manufacturing of Halal cosmetics has introduced new technologies as well as internal and external methods in the areas of R&D, formulation, and production.

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China’s $1 trillion investment in ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative

| 06/09/2017 | Reply
China’s $1 trillion investment in ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative

The US$1 trillion investment by China in its ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative is expected to accelerate the growth of the US$50 billion (Dh183 billion) GCC Halal food market.

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Pakistan exploring new markets for export of meat, dairy products

| 04/09/2017 | Reply
Pakistan exploring new markets for export of meat, dairy products

Efforts are being made for market access in Russia, China, South Africa, Egypt, Hong Kong and Indonesia besides Middle-East countries for meat and meat products.

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South Korean Companies Entering Global Halal Pharmaceutical Market

| 31/08/2017 | Reply
South Korean Companies Entering Global Halal Pharmaceutical Market

The global Halal pharmaceutical market, which accounted for 6.7% of the global pharmaceutical market two years ago, is expected to reach US$370 billion in size in 2021.

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Singapore: Vitafoods Asia 2017: Meeting the Region’s Nutraceutical Needs

| 30/08/2017 | Reply
Singapore: Vitafoods Asia 2017: Meeting the Region’s Nutraceutical Needs

From 5 – 6 September, uncover the latest innovations and key developments that will impact industry and product development in the nutraceutical industry.

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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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