Category: Middle East & Africa

Opinion: Islamic halal economy set to grow, say experts

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic halal economy set to grow, say experts

Many products that were sharia-compliant by nature are now being certified as halal, contributing to the increase in the size of the halal economy.

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CCM makes Malaysia proud at Islamic Economy Awards

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
CCM makes Malaysia proud at Islamic Economy Awards

The award marks yet another meaningful milestone for CCM in its continued commitment to Halal which spans over 15 years.

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UAE: ESMA grants 20 companies Halal certification

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
UAE: ESMA grants 20 companies Halal certification

The number of companies that hold the Halal National Mark certifications jumped to 33 companies despite the short span of tine after the launch.

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UAE: R Hotels focuses on growing Halal sector

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
UAE: R Hotels focuses on growing Halal sector

The hotel chain will showcase its halal and family-friendly properties in UAE at the World Halal Travel Summit and Exhibition (WHTS15) in Abu Dhabi, 19-21 October 2015.

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UAE Imposes Indefinite Ban On Ethiopian Meat Exports

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
UAE Imposes Indefinite Ban On Ethiopian Meat Exports

UAE has officially banned the commodity for an unlimited period of time as of October 1, 2015. It was imposed over problems related to a rushed order for the Eid ul-Adha holiday.

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Dubai ruler launches Global Islamic Economy gateway

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
Dubai ruler launches Global Islamic Economy gateway

Providing business and professional data on the main sectors of the Islamic economy, including food, finance, tourism, pharmaceuticals, fashion, and digital media.

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Dubai: Nobel Peace laureate blasts global banking system

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
Dubai: Nobel Peace laureate blasts global banking system

Muhammad Yunus said, “A global financial system that served the rich “was one reason why the whole planet remains entirely unsustainable”.

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Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 convenes in Dubai

| 05/10/2015 | Reply
Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 convenes in Dubai

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed Al Maktoum officially inaugurated ‘Salaam Gateway and presented the Global Islamic Economy Awards for eight key categories.

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Kenya: Sh350 million halal abattoir in Nairobi

| 05/10/2015 | Reply
Kenya: Sh350 million halal abattoir in Nairobi

More than 3,000 small scale farmers from Narok, Kajiado, Samburu and Isiolo counties raised the cash and built Halal Slaughterhouse.

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Opinion: Global Islamic economy can bring welcome revitalisation

| 05/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Global Islamic economy can bring welcome revitalisation

The Islamic economy stands in stark contrast to global economy with an increasingly viable elixir for stimulating global economic growth and success in the 21st century.

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UAE: Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015: 5-6 October 2015

| 30/09/2015 | Reply
UAE: Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015: 5-6 October 2015

Dubai’s upcoming Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 draws in distinguished leaders and industry experts from around the world.

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Thousands Fed Tayyib Halal Ready to Eat Meals During Hajj

| 30/09/2015 | Reply
Thousands Fed Tayyib Halal Ready to Eat Meals During Hajj

Tayyib Halal Ready to Eat meals made in United Arab Emirates by Saahtain Foods were distributed to tens of thousands needy pilgrims on the move.

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UAE: State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2015-2016

| 28/09/2015 | Reply
UAE: State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2015-2016

Four Islamic countries, Malaysia, KSA, UAE and Bahrain, have received top rankings as the healthiest Islamic economy environments worldwide.

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New report on start-up ecosystems in MENA

| 28/09/2015 | Reply
New report on start-up ecosystems in MENA

New report by WAMDA looks at some of the main trends in the start-up ecosystems in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon & UAE,
while highlighting some of the most prominent obstacles that need to be overcome.

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Global Halal food and lifestyle sectors to grow 6% by 2020

| 22/09/2015 | Reply
Global Halal food and lifestyle sectors to grow 6% by 2020

The report is commissioned and supported by the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) in partnership with Thomson Reuters.

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UAE: IFDC Launchs New Fashion Category

| 22/09/2015 | Reply
UAE: IFDC Launchs New Fashion Category

Islamic Fashion and Design Council (IFDC) has signed a 16-store deal with global retailers to introduce their Pret-A-Cover™ for modest wear.

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UAE halal tourism investments to hit $350 billion in 5 years

| 21/09/2015 | Reply
UAE halal tourism investments to hit $350 billion in 5 years

United Arab Emirates is the fastest-growing halal market in the GCC region in terms of attracting or exporting Halal tourism products.

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Opinion: Muslim travel industry projected to grow to $200 billion by 2020

| 21/09/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Muslim travel industry projected to grow to $200 billion by 2020

This population segment offers one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, driven by products and services that are in line with Islamic beliefs.

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UAE: Need to adopt global standards for Islamic Economy

| 21/09/2015 | Reply
UAE: Need to adopt global standards for Islamic Economy

The adoption of globally accepted standards for different Islamic economy jurisdictions will not only benefit the producers, but will also enhance trade.

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Opinion: This ‘H’ Nation is Bigger than China & India!

| 21/09/2015 | Reply
Opinion: This ‘H’ Nation is Bigger than China & India!

Introducing ‘Nation H” – a population comparable with India and China, the global Muslim community of 1.8 billion people and growing.

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