Category: Oceania

New Zealand exporters resume lamb trade with Iran

| 12/05/2017 | Reply
New Zealand exporters resume lamb trade with Iran

On May 22 Wellington processor Taylor Preston will ship a modest 60 tonnes of frozen cuts to mark the resumption of the trade.

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Australia: Speedo launches burkha swimsuit for Muslim women

| 25/04/2017 | Reply
Australia: Speedo launches burkha swimsuit for Muslim women

Speedo to test out their new range of modesty suits — their version of the ‘burkhini’ — with a surfing lesson on Bondi Beach.

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Australian Government backs new Indonesian ‘Halal law’

| 13/03/2017 | Reply
Australian Government backs new Indonesian ‘Halal law’

Australia’s trade minister has backed new Indonesian laws that will require all meat sold in the Muslim nation apart from pork to be halal certified.

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NZ agri innovation helping meat exports to Asia’s diverse markets

| 13/03/2017 | Reply
NZ agri innovation helping meat exports to Asia’s diverse markets

Halal meat exports to Asia’s large muslim populations has been made possible by electrical stunning of animals before slaughter.

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Qatar: Ministry amends list of Halal certification bodies

| 07/03/2017 | Reply
Qatar: Ministry amends list of Halal certification bodies

The Ministry of Public Health has amended the list of Islamic associations approved to issue Halal certification and Halal slaughterhouses in the countries exporting to Qatar.

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Australia Keen on Investing $5 Bln in Indonesia

| 27/02/2017 | Reply
Australia Keen on Investing $5 Bln in Indonesia

One of the inputs conveyed by the Australian investors is the facilitation of Halal certification process for multivitamin product.

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Australia: Halal Certification Authority wins settlement in defamation case

| 27/02/2017 | Reply
Australia: Halal Certification Authority wins settlement in defamation case

Mohamed El-Mouelhy of Halal Certification Authority Australia was successful in achieving a settlement with the defendants in his defamation case which due for a hearing commencing on Wednesday 1st March 2017.

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Australia: AFIC’s new ‘committee’ previously part of organisation mismanagement

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
Australia: AFIC’s new ‘committee’ previously part of organisation mismanagement

A major Islamic organisation thrown into turmoil by an internal coup has been stacked with new executives that include two sacked school leaders and a halal certifier suing anti-Islam campaigner Kirralie Smith.

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New Zealand rises as key exporter of halal meat

| 24/12/2016 | Reply
New Zealand rises as key exporter of halal meat

New Zealand is known for an economy dependent on agriculture, but it is also a leading exporter of halal meat to Muslim countries including Indonesia.

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Opinion: Don’t make this about Islam or Halal, it’s just slaughter

| 27/10/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Don’t make this about Islam or Halal, it’s just slaughter

Doesn’t reserving hysteria only for halal miss the point entirely in the context of the wider meat industry? It’s a distraction from the real issue: that we slaughter animals at all.

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GIES: The Halal Food Market Is the Islamic Economy’s Largest Sector

| 06/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: The Halal Food Market Is the Islamic Economy’s Largest Sector

The State of the Islamic Economy report revisits the Halal Food Indicator (HFI) to evaluate a country’s halal food ecosystem.

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Officials deny NZ meat industry favours Muslim religion

| 06/09/2016 | Reply
Officials deny NZ meat industry favours Muslim religion

Officials have poured cold water over a Kiwi farmer’s concerns that New Zealand’s meat industry only caters to the Muslim religion.

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Malaysia: Brahim’s Dewina Group eyeing local partners in Halal food manufacturing

| 21/08/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Brahim’s Dewina Group eyeing local partners in Halal food manufacturing

Brahim’s receive enquiries from several companies in Japan and Australia which are already producing halal products and need Muslim partners to build their credibility.

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Opinion: Putting Islam centre stage in the digital age

| 21/08/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Putting Islam centre stage in the digital age

Peter Gould is fast becoming the face of a new mode of engaging with spirituality through digital and creative spaces.

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Partake in a short global survey for SGIE Report 2016

| 07/08/2016 | Reply
Partake in a short global survey for SGIE Report 2016

Please take this short survey to add your views and valuable perspective on your Halal sector and see the results in the State of the Global Islamic Economy 2016 Report.

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Halal and Vegan Drive Ethical Label Market

| 24/05/2016 | Reply
Halal and Vegan Drive Ethical Label Market

According to the new research, halal and vegan labels are set to grow by a compound annual growth rate of over 5 percent annually between 2015 and 2020.

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Chinese meat processors look to NZ ahead of chilled meat deal

| 11/05/2016 | Reply
Chinese meat processors look to NZ ahead of chilled meat deal

A new Halal Arrangement, under which China will recognise New Zealand’s Halal regulation and certification regime for Halal goods exported to China, was also co-signed.

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UAE: Entries for Islamic Economy Award open

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
UAE: Entries for Islamic Economy Award open

Submissions for the eight categories of the 2016 award close July 31, 2016.

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Australia: Overwhelming success of IHC 2016 in Sydney

| 10/04/2016 | Reply
Australia: Overwhelming success of IHC 2016 in Sydney

The first International Halal Conference (IHC) 2016 made a new addition to Australian history when 12 top international speaker spoke on national and global Halal issues.

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New Zealand: Trade with Iran could bolster halal meat

| 15/03/2016 | Reply
New Zealand: Trade with Iran could bolster halal meat

Prime Minister John Key said the re-establishment of trade links with Iran could be a bonus for New Zealand’s halal meat industry.

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